- 16.1–18.5 in
- 21–36.4 oz
- Tétras à queue fine (French)
- Male Sharp-tailed Grouse display to attract females on communal dancing grounds, called leks. The male provides no parental care. A female may visit a lek up to 10 or more times, and she may sample two different leks.
- Condition at Hatching
- Downy and able to follow mother.
Multiple males display at group display site, known as a lek.
- Connelly, J. W., M. W. Gratson, and K. P. Reese. 1998. Sharp-tailed Grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus). In The Birds of North America, No. 354 (A. Poole and F. Gill, eds.). The Birds of North America, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.