sage grouse

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sage grouse,

 

sage hen,

or

sage cock:

see grousegrouse,
common name for a game bird of the colder parts of the Northern Hemisphere. There are about 18 species. Grouse are henlike terrestrial birds, protectively plumaged in shades of red, brown, and gray.
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Habitats for persistence of greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) in Alberta, Canada.
This is a new lease on life for the greater Sage-Grouse and the entire sagebrush ecosystem," says David Yarnold, president and CEO of the National Audubon Society, New York.
We also reviewed Ligon's (1961) and Merrill's (1967) writings about transplants of greater sage-grouse to New Mexico and the unpublished records of those introduction efforts in the files of the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish (J.
Key words: Alberta, behavior, Canada, Centrocercus urophasianus, Greater Sage-Grouse, lek, lekking, mating, paternity
Both lesser prairie-chickens and greater sage-grouse depend on large prairie and steppe landscapes shared by agricultural producers, primarily ranching operations.
An assessment by BLM of greater sage-grouse habitat determined that burned amounted to 296,115 acres of greater sage-grouse habitat burned in the year 2000.
Ecology of male Greater Sage-Grouse in relation to wind energy development in Wyoming," led by Dr.
In September 2015, FWS determined that the greater sage-grouse was not warranted for listing under the Endangered Species Act, citing an unprecedented landscape-scale planning process as reducing threats to sage-grouse.
Greater sage-grouse Centrocercus; urophasianus (hereafter sage-grouse) are the largest grouse species in North America, and are endemic to sagebrush Artemisia spp.
Greater sage-grouse are a candidate species for listing under the federal Endangered Species Act.
The greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus), which depends on sagebrush habitats to survive, is again being considered for listing under the Endangered Species Act.
Populations of greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) have declined 45%-80% in North America since 1950.

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