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Bird    Species Name:
Tympanuchus phasianellus

Common Name:
Sharp-tailed Grouse


Charles Mix-Brule County line, South Dakota   September 12, 1804

Journal Entries:

Capt. Clark, September 12, 1804--Saw Several Villages of those little animals [Barking Prarie Squirrels], also a great number of Grous and ...  more>>

Sound    sharp-tailed grouse (0:00, 19 kb)
Credit: Wind Cave National Park

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sharp-tailed grouse dorsal view

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sharp-tailed grouse head

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