Centrocercus urophasianus

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Before Dawn Breaks The Courtship Displays Begin On Greater Sage-Grouse Leks

2018-03-18T06:43:34+00:00 March 18th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Greater Sage-Grouse, Utah, Wayne County|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Each year across the western states Greater Sage-Grouse begin to fly into leks on the sagebrush steppe during late winter and early spring to perform their fascinating courtship displays well before the first sign of dawn.

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.