Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Grouse :: Gunnison Sage Grouse

Gunnison Sage Grouse Centrocercus minimus

Described by: Young; Braun; Oyler-McCance; Quinn; Hupp (2001)
Alternate common name(s): Gunnison Grouse, Gunnison Sage-grouse
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Colorado, USA - Apr 13, 2010 © Lou Hegedus  Colorado, USA - Apr 13, 2010 © Lou Hegedus 
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Wc. United States;
Two fragmented populations
Restricted range (<193mile2 or <500km2 );
Sw. Colorado (main populations are in 6 or 7 counties including Gunnison County and Saguache Country of the Gunnison Basin s. of the Eagle River and Colorado River and six smaller disjunct populations) and adjacent se. Utah in a single county e. of Colorado River.
Extirpated populations in ne. Arizona, n. New Mexico, sw. Kansas, and ex. nw. Oklahoma may have been this species;
North American range n. of Mexican border;
Summer and winter: se. UTH and nw. COL (Gunnison County and Saguache Country).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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