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  • n. Plural form of sharptail.


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  • When I was old enough to drive I included pheasants, sharptails, Hungarian partridges and ducks.

    On Dear Days Gone By

  • For instance the best dog of my life was an English setter named Tess over whom I shot at least 1,200 birds, including grouse, woodcock, four kinds of quail — bobwhite, Mearns ', Gambel's and scaled — and also sharptails and Hungarian grouse.

    Jim Harrison: The Life of a Sportsman and the Lives of his Dogs

  • Preliminary genetic tests found no difference between the sharptails who live in our mountains and the Plains subspecies of sharp-tailed grouse.

    grouse Diary Entry

  • Our Columbian sharptails may not be Columbians at all.

    grouse Diary Entry

  • Now, maybe somebody hunted sharptails in an ordinary place, then later went after sage grouse in the west end of the desert and just dropped off their sharptail wing along with their sage grouse wings.

    grouse Diary Entry

  • Such success was a great satisfaction to him, and returning to the shack he fixed himself a breakfast of broiled sharptails, to which he did full justice.

    American Boy's Life of Theodore Roosevelt

  • If sharptails are going to be doing any dancing the next week or two, it will be under 2 feet of snow.


  • Looking out the window, a thought struck me: It might be a good time to make arrangements to view sharptails dancing.


  • But the big draw, at least for me, is the spring courtship display when the sharptails start dancing.


  • While most at home on the open prairie with some scattered trees and shrubs, you will find sharptails roosting in trees and on top of hay bales - almost anywhere.



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