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Sharp-tailed Grouse Photos

Photography by Terry Sohl

My Favorite:  A bird you see very often when driving in grassland areas in the western half of the state.  The photo below is from Badlands National Park in South Dakota, from July 5th, 2010.

Sharp-tailed Grouse - Tympanuchus phasianellus

Sharp-tailed Grouse - Tympanuchus phasianellus

Sharp-tailed Grouse - Tympanuchus phasianellus

Sharp-tailed Grouse - Tympanuchus phasianellus

Sharp-tailed Grouse 1

January 9th, 2009

Fort Pierre National Grasslands, South Dakota

Sharp-tailed Grouse 2

December 9th, 2005

Near Presho, South Dakota

Sharp-tailed Grouse 3

November 26th, 2008

Near Presho, South Dakota

Sharp-tailed Grouse - Tympanuchus phasianellus

Sharp-tailed Grouse - Tympanuchus phasianellus

Sharp-tailed Grouse - Tympanuchus phasianellus

Sharp-tailed Grouse 4

December 19th, 2009

Fort Pierre National Grasslands, South Dakota

Sharp-tailed Grouse 5

July 5th, 2010

Badlands National Park, South Dakota

Sharp-tailed Grouse 6

July 5th, 2010

Badlands National Park, South Dakota

Sharp-tailed Grouse - Tympanuchus phasianellus

Sharp-tailed Grouse - Tympanuchus phasianellus

Sharp-tailed Grouse - Tympanuchus phasianellus

Sharp-tailed Grouse 7

July 5th, 2010

Badlands National Park, South Dakota

Sharp-tailed Grouse 8

July 5th, 2010

Badlands National Park, South Dakota

Sharp-tailed Grouse 9

December 19th, 2009

Lyman County, South Dakota

Sharp-tailed Grouse - Tympanuchus phasianellus

Sharp-tailed Grouse - Tympanuchus phasianellus

Sharp-tailed Grouse - Tympanuchus phasianellus

Sharp-tailed Grouse 10

February 12th, 2011

Near Presho, South Dakota

Sharp-tailed Grouse 11

December 14th, 2013

Near Presho, South Dakota

Sharp-tailed Grouse 12

December 14th, 2013

Near Presho, South Dakota

Sharp-tailed Grouse - Tympanuchus phasianellus

Sharp-tailed Grouse 13

December 27th, 2016

Fort Pierre National Grasslands, South Dakota

Click here for the species description page for the Sharp-tailed Grouse


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