Greater Prairie Chicken

Tympanuchus cupido 

Found only in the grasslands of the upper Great Plains
Striped coloring with large orange sacs on males
Prairie Chickens attract people from all over the country during their annual “Lek”

Adult Description

Medium to large chicken-like bird. Striped brown and white. Short, rounded tail. Wings rounded in flight.

Immature Description

Similar to adult.


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