Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Today was our last viewing for the 2018 season. It was 39 degrees and clear skies this morning. 3 males and 1 female were observed on the east ridge at 6:25 am. No sage-grouse were seen in the north meadow or main lek. Thank you to everyone that was able to come out and view our awesome Gunnison Sage-grouse this year! :)
Monday, May 7, 2018
It was 29 degrees this morning and calm. A coyote was heard howling at 5:18 and 5:36 am. The first sage-grouse was observed on the east ridge at 5:56 am. A total of 1 male and 4 females were observed on the east ridge today. At 6:27 am, all the birds stepped over to the other side of the ridge and were out of view. Tomorrow is our last viewing of the season, Wednesday and Thursday are both closed days.
Sunday, May 6, 2018
We had a clear morning, 32 degrees today. Cattle were grazing in the north meadow and no sage-grouse were observed there. The first male was seen on the east ridge at 5:27 am. At 6:22 am a male was chasing a female on the east ridge! A total of 11 males and 1 female were observed on the east ridge.