Sage-grouse on a lek
Sage-grouse on a lek
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Is Surveying 'For the Birds'? Wildlife Biologists Look Beyond Numbers

It's tough to surprise biologist Lee Foster when it comes to sage-grouse.As the Sage Grouse Conservation Coordinator for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Foster has seen a lot when it comes to the quirky little birds, including when it comes to counting the quirky little birds. He has seen sage-grouse populations go up, and he has also seen sage-grouse populations go down. Want to know more about how Lee Foster and other biologists count sage-grouse?


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Published on: Monday, November 13, 2017