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A male dusky grouse, an Eastern Washington mountain species formerly called blue grouse, displays during the spring mating season in April.
Ranchers and agencies are partnering to keep sage grouse off the endangered list.
Associated Press photo
Columbian sharp-tailed grouse mating displays inspired Native American dances.
Sharp-tailed grouse continue to be hunted in Idaho, Wyoming and Montana, but seasons have been scuttled in South Dakota and Oregon.
Khanh Tran photo
Spruce grouse during spring mating display.
Randy Ostman photo
Skiers exploring the Kettle Range south of Sherman Pass in March came across this ptarmigan for a rare winter sighting in the area.