Greater Sage Grouse on Lek

Greater Sage Grouse on Lek

A Greater Sage-grouse male displays for a female on a lek in Sublette County, Wyoming. The birds put on an elaborate display on leks, or mating grounds in spring, often in areas threatened by energy development. The species is in rapid decline and determined to be “warranted, but precluded” from protection under the Endangered Species Act.

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