Sharp-tailed Grouse

Tympanuchus phasianellus 

Found in western Sandhills
Chicken-like bird, spotted brown and white
Close relative to Prairie Chickens

Adult Description

  • Medium to large chicken-like bird.
  • Spotted brown and white.
  • Short, pointed tail, white at base.
  • Wings rather long and rounded in flight.

Immature Description

Similar to adult.


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