The Sharp-tailed Grouse is aptly named. Here, a male Sharp-tailed Grouse dances in hopes of attracting a female grouse. He bows, spreads his wings out stiffly, raises his pointed tail straight up, runs in spurts, turning with short, thumping steps, and chirps his song.
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[…] and bird photography. A few trips focused primarily on birds, including Prairie Chickens and Sharp-tailed Grouse in Nebraska, Nenes and Red-tailed Tropicbirds in Kauai, Hummingbirds in Madera Canyon, Arizona, and […]