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Other grouse found in Colorado

Aside from the two species of grouse native to Northwest Colorado — Columbian sharp-tailed Grouse and greater sage grouse — Colorado is home to several other types of grouse and prairie chickens.

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Gunnison sage grouse are found in Pinion Mesa, Crawford, San Miguel Basin, Gunnison Basin, Dove Creek and Poncha Pass. USDA/Courtesy

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Dusky grouse are found in western and central Colorado. File Photo

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Plains sharp-tailed grouse are found in Douglas County. File Photo

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Greater prairie chickens are found in northern and central Yuma County, extreme eastern Washington County and extreme southern Phillips County. File Photo

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Lesser prairie chickens in the grasslands of southeastern Colorado. USDA/Courtesy

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