A NATURAL HISTORY WRITER. Based in the Pacific Northwest, Damian Fagan is a freelance natural history writer and nature photographer who focuses on the flora and fauna of the American Southwest and the Pacific Northwest. Of course, this gives him a good excuse to go hiking...
Sunday, April 1, 2012
Sage Grouse Lek
Here is a short video clip I shot of some greater sage grouse at a lek in Central Oregon. The males strut and display for a female's attention. A total of 17 birds at the site included 3 females. This early morning spring ritual is fascinating to watch and harks back to a primitive era.