Sharp-tailed grouse and meadowlark


Private Photographer - Scott Christiansen


Copyrighted by Private Individual


North Dakota

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While sharp-tailed grouse and Western meadowlarks are both icons of North Dakota’s prairies, it’s not often you find them side-by-side on busy leks occupied by dancing grouse.

*The North Dakota Game and Fish photo galleries contain photos taken by Department staff and private photographers. Photos that were taken by a staff photographer may be used for personal, private purposes. Photos taken by private photographers may not be used in any way without the permission of the photographer. No photos may be used for commercial purposes. We ask that you please give credit to the photographer and/or the Department when using these photos (ex. Credit: Jane Doe/NDGF).