Thursday, April 27, 2017

April 27th 2017

High Male Count: 0
High Female Count: 0
High Unknown Count: 0


The lek was surrounded in fog this morning and it was snowing today. Hopefully the weather will be better tomorrow!

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

April 26th 2017

High Male Count: 13
High Female Count: 1
High Unknown Count: 1

April 25th 2017

High Male Count: 6
High Female Count: 0
High Unknown Count: 0


It was snowy today but that didn't seem to slow down the grouse!  It was a a beautiful morning!

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

April 19th 2017

High Male Count: 0
High Female Count: 0
High Unknown Count: 0

The rainy weather today seemed to shut the Sage-grouse off. We have been seeing good number so hopefully the weather clears up soon!

April 18th 2017

High Male Count: 12
High Female Count: 0
High Unknown Count: 0

April 17th 2017

High Male Count: 15
High Female Count: 1
High Unknown Count: 1

April 16th 2017

High Male Count: 18
High Female Count: 0
High Unknown Count: 0

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

April 12th 2017

High Male Count: 23
High Female Count: 9
High Unknown Count: 3


Today was the best day of viewing all season and in a long time! There were tons of grouse out today enjoying the warmer weather.

April 11th 2017

High Male Count: 9
High Female Count: 0
High Unknown Count: 3

April 10th 2017

High Male Count: 12
High Female Count: 2
High Unknown Count: 2

April 9th 2017

High Male Count: 9
High Female Count: 3
High Unknown Count: 1

April 8th 2017

High Male Count: 8
High Female Count: 2
High Unknown Count: 1

Friday, April 7, 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017

April 6th, 2017

High Male Count: 10
High Female Count: 3
 High Unknown Count: 5

The warm weather and clear skies made prefect conditions for viewing. Today was our highest count of the season and it should only get better!

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

April 5th, 2017

High Male Count: 3
High Female Count: 0
High Unknown Count: 4


Bluebird day made Sage-grouse counting wonderful today!

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

April 4th, 2017

High Male Count: 1
High Female Count: 0
High Unknown Count: 0


Very bad weather conditions resulted in a difficult and short day of Sage-grouse counting. Hopefully the weather is better for tomorrow!

Monday, April 3, 2017

April 3rd

High Male Count: 7
High Female Count: 1
High Unknown Count: 0


Our first tour of the season had a great day today in the trailer!

April 2nd

High Male Count: 4
High Female Count: 2
High Unknown Count: 1


2 coyotes in the North Meadow seemed to disturb the Sage-grouse today.

April 1st

High Male Count: 1
High Female Count: 0
High Unknown Count: 0


Temp: 31 degrees F


High winds and a big snow storm made it tough today counting Sage-grouse.

Friday, March 31, 2017

March 31st Training Day

High Male Count - 11
High Female Count - 2
High Unknown Count - 1


Golden Eagle landed on the North Ridge in close proximity to Sage-grouse but they didn't flush


Killdeer chirping


Redwing black bird spotted


A few Canada Geese and Mallard Ducks spotted flying over the trailer


First day of viewing starts Monday April 3rd

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Gunnison Sage-grouse Informational meeting

Tonight at 6:30pm in Hurst136 we will host an informational meeting for volunteers to sign up for the 2017 Gunnison Sage-grouse viewing season! The weather has been in the 50's and it should be a great season!


CJ