Skip to main content - The Official Portal for North Dakota State Government
Sharp-tailed grouse

Sharp-Tailed Grouse and Snow Caves

Did you know that sharp-tailed grouse dig snow caves? To help them withstand harsh winter weather, sharp-tailed grouse will often burrow into the snow to roost. If you stumble across a burrow in the snow with grouse poo in it, you've found a grouse snow cave!

Snow cave - 1
Snow cave - 2