Sharptail strut

Hinsdale photographer Mona Doebler had to crawl on her hands and knees, then on her stomach up a steep embankment to get this photo of a mating sharp-tailed grouse. She shot the photo in April of 2010 and has returned since then but has never seen any more grouse there. She shot the photo just north of Hinsdale along the North Highway.

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