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Lesser Prairie-Chicken Identification

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The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    A stocky, medium-sized game bird with a large, round body, small head, and small bill. It has short legs and broad, rounded wings.

    Relative Size

    Larger than a Ruffed Grouse, smaller than a Greater Prairie-Chicken.

    Relative Sizecrow sizedcrow-sized

    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 15.0-16.1 in (38-41 cm)
      • Weight: 22.1-28.7 oz (628-813 g)