|Male Sage Grouse about to inflate his air sacs |
and serenade us with his drum solo.
|Mr. Sage Grouse sports a beautiful white fur collar.|
|Males assemble on the lek with hopes of attracting a mate.|
|Goodbye Mr. Grouse: the yellow tips on his tail feathers are barely visible—|
but we could discern them through the spotting scope.
|Tim looks for sage grouse on a low-lying sagebrush meadow.|
Map courtesy: Dr. M. Schroeder, Washington Department of Wildlife. Taken from US Department of Agriculture (USDA) website.