Utah

A male sage grouse displays on a lek in Wyoming.
The Sage Grouse Crisis has Reached Critical Mass

Sage grouse numbers are worse than we thought, the crisis is symbolic of the American…

A bird hunter in Utah with his German shorthaired pointers.
Bird Hunting Opportunities in Utah

The Beehive State may or may not have any beehives—but Utah offers plenty of bird…

A White-tailed Ptarmigan sits on a rock and blends in with its surroundings.
White-Tailed Ptarmigan (Lagopus leucura) – Biology and Life History

Learning about the smallest member of the grouse family the ptarmigan Ptarmigan are some of…

A Labrador Retriever with a dusky grouse.
Finding and Hunting Dusky Grouse in the West

A guide to finding and hunting the dusky grouse Short of having a heart attack,…

Two sage grouse doing their mating dance.
Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus Urophasianus) – A Game Bird Profile

America’s iconic and largest grouse species (Centrocercus urophasianus) hailing from the West If you are from…

A male dusky grouse displaying
Dusky Grouse (Dendragapus obscurus) – A Blue Grouse Life History

Chasing one of the two elusive blue grouse (Dendragapus obscurus) of the mountains on North…

A chukar in rocky terrain of the chukar hills.
Chukar Partridge – (Alectoris chukar) The Red-Legged Devil

Chukar partridge is the non-native rugged game bird that pushes upland hunters to new limits…

A male Gambel's Quail walks on a desert landscape
Gambel’s Quail (Callipepla gambelii) – Desert Quail Life History and Biology

The Gambel’s quail (Callipepla gambelii) is found in the American southwest and into Mexico as…