2018—Dance on the Prairie

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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