sharp-tailed grouse

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Synonyms for sharp-tailed grouse

large grouse of prairies and open forests of western North America

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Having done a lot of dog training, walking and riding my horse in the fields and woods adjacent those same railroad tracks over the last few decades, I must report never having seen a single sharp-tailed grouse.
This sharp-tailed grouse (above, right) and pair of pheasants were taken in early October with a mid-range shotgun, a Merkel 12-gauge choked IC/M, the same sort of gun often used for ruffed grouse.
Brood habitats of sympatric sage grouse and Columbian sharp-tailed grouse in Wyoming.
Habitat, mobility, and social patterns of sharp-tailed grouse in Wisconsin.
Long-term benefits also include the means to improve habitat for sage-grouse and sharp-tailed grouse.
Sharp-tailed grouse were extirpated in Oregon in the 1960s, and the ODFW began trying to reintroduce the birds in the late 1990s.
Most of these species are quite host specific, found mainly on sharp-tailed grouse (Haemaphysalis chordeilis (Packard)), rabbits (Haemaphysalis leporis-palustris (Packard)), ground squirrels (Ixodes sculptus (Neumann) and Ixodes kingi (Bishopp)), groundhogs (Ixodes cookei (Packard)), or small rodents (Ixodes angustus (Neumann) and Ixodes muris (Bishopp & Smith)).
The only indication of endoparasites found in male sharp-tailed grouse collected during the breeding season from the western James Bay region of northern Ontario, Canada, were nematode eggs of an unknown species.
Sharp-tailed grouse and bobwhite quail are also losing ground.
Oregon Columbian Sharp-tailed Grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus columbianus) On October 11, 2000, the Service and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife signed a Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances to benefit the Columbian sharp-tailed grouse.
We saw sharp-tailed grouse standing on the shoulders of the long highway, and once we even struck several of the "prairie chickens," as seven or eight of the birds made a headlong dash in front of the speeding Buick.
Bring binoculars for this section, which offers the best wildlife viewing: more than 230 species of birds--pelicans, golden eagles, prairie falcons--wing the skies over bighorn sheep, mule deer, sharp-tailed grouse, and soft-shelled turtles.
Our journey would take my young Lab and me far from home, out of our comfort zone, to chase sharp-tailed grouse and pheasant in the Badlands of North Dakota.
The funding is especially designed to enhance water quality, soil and forest health, and restore wildlife habitat for sharp-tailed grouse, Kirtland warbler, golden-winged warbler, and native brook trout.