Greater Sage-Grouse

Centrocercus urophasianus

Order

GALLIFORMES

Family

Partridges, Grouse, Turkeys, Old World Quail (Phasianidae)

Code 4

GRSG

Code 6

CENURO

ITIS

HEAD

Greater Sage-Grouse Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Curved (up or down)
  • Eye Color: Medium brown.
  • Head pattern: Crested or plumed, Unique pattern, Eyebrow
  • Crown Color: Black with yellow combs over eyes.
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Black, gray and white mottled.
  • Throat Color: Black with white breast ruff shown during display.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Greater Sage-Grouse Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 53-76 cm (21-30 in)
  • Weight: 3174 g (112 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Brown
  • Underparts: Brown
  • Upperparts: Black, gray and white mottled.
  • Back Pattern: Scaled or scalloped, Mottled
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Greater Sage-Grouse Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Rises with rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 71-97 cm (28-38 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail, Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Mottled
  • Upper Tail: Black, gray and white mottled.
  • Under Tail: Black, gray and white mottled.
  • Leg Color: Buff feathered.
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Head Feathers and Markings X
Parts of a Flying bird X