Sharp-tailed GrouseTympanuchus phasianellus
- ORDER: Galliformes
- FAMILY: Phasianidae
A chicken-like bird of open prairies and parklands, the Sharp-tailed Grouse uses a wider variety of habitats than its close relatives the prairie-chickens.More ID Info
- Gallo de las praderas rabudo (Spanish)
- Tétras à queue fine (French)
- Cool Facts
- 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.