Tag: leks

June 3, 2022

Watch: Biologists take to the sky to look for sage-grouse leks

Sage-grouse don’t stick to the ground and neither do researchers. To find greater sage-grouse leks, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife biologists take to the air by helicopter in search...

May 11, 2022

Sage grouse struggle as BLM and states search for answers

This article originally appeared on E&E News Greenwire. The imperiled greater sage grouse, an iconic Western bird that federal and state regulators have been trying to protect for decades, may...

December 21, 2021

TWS2021: Common ravens disturb greater sage-grouse

When researchers began hearing reports about common ravens antagonizing sage-grouse at their lek sites in Nevada and California, they decided to investigate. Greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) are a species of...