White Tailed Ptarmigan
Sage Grouse Portrait
Male Sage grouse leaving his lek (mating grounds)
Two male sage grouse and a harem of females
Male Sage grouse with "inflated" ego
Chukar in the snow
Fall Sage Grouse
Battling Prairie Chickens
Greater Prairie Chicken displaying
Greater Prairie Chickens preparing for battle.
Hey, hey, you, you, get off of my snow!
Greater Prairie Chicken chasing off a competitor. Note the feather just pulled from the lead bird.
Lesser Prairie Chickens doing battle.
Adult male Greater Prairie Chicken booming.
Two male Greater Prairie Chickens fighting.
Male Greater Prairie Chicken trying to attract a mate.
Hen Sage Grouse in flight.
Squaring off for Battle. Two Cock Sage Grouse
"And Stay Out" Two cock sage grouses on the mating grounds. The one flying away is an unwelcome guest to the dominant male.
"Almost Pinned" Two sage grouse males fighting.
Sage Grouse performing on the mating grounds "lek"
Cock Sage Grouse in Flight.
Sage Grouse in flight