Greater Sage-Grouse

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Greater Sage-Grouse are large, chubby birds with long tails, small heads and mottled gray-brown plumage.

Greater Sage-Grouse on a Lek – Our Public Lands – Our Legacy

2018-02-21T06:23:27+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Categories: Birds, Greater Sage-Grouse, Utah, Wayne County|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

One might ask what do Greater Sage-Grouse have to do with our public lands and the answer would be that more than half of all remaining habit for these large upland game birds is on our public lands in the Western U.S..

Dreaming of Greater Sage-Grouse, Sandhill Cranes and White-tailed Prairie Dogs

2017-02-11T06:35:36+00:00 February 11th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Greater Sage-Grouse, Sandhill Cranes, Utah, Wayne County, White-tailed Prairie Dogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I'm dreaming of seeing Greater Sage-Grouse, Sandhill Cranes and White-tailed Prairie Dogs as spring warms up the sagebrush steppe.

One Frigid Morning On A Greater Sage-Grouse Lek

2016-12-07T12:05:24+00:00 November 21st, 2016|Categories: Birds, Greater Sage-Grouse, Utah, Wayne County|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It was 21°F one frigid morning on a Greater Sage-Grouse Lek and before dawn broke the grouse began to display on the high country sagebrush steppe in Wayne County, Utah.

The State of North American Birds and its Not Good News

2016-12-07T12:05:56+00:00 July 1st, 2016|Categories: American Oystercatchers, Antelope Island State Park, Birds, Davis County, Florida, Fort De Soto County Park, Greater Sage-Grouse, Mountain Plovers, Pinellas County, Reddish Egrets, Utah, Wayne County|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

These four birds, an American Oystercatcher, a Greater Sage-Grouse, a Reddish Egret and a Mountain Plover are all facing the risk of extinction without serious conservation measures to reduce declines in populations and habitat destruction.