New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Secret Stops for Sharpies


September 13, 2021

Josh Holm

Bushed. Sharptailed grouse will take to prairie bushes to get a better view of the landscape.

September brings with it the initial upland seasons of the year, and sharptailed grouse have often been that first flush that has sent my heart soaring each fall after its beat echoed steadily in my ears as my dog held point. While these buff and gray birds with the trademark chuckle that can be heard over their whirring wings are creatures of the open prairie and rolling grasses, there are ce...

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