Click on the link below for breed characteristics, description of habitat and directions to the Waunita Lek Watchable Wildlife Site near Gunnison, Colorado. The viewing is only April 2-May 10.
Gunnison Sage-grouse — Western State College of Colorado — for breed characteristics and habitat.
Waunita Lek Viewing site for Gunnison Sage-grouse courting rituals — you must arrive before sundown and have a Colorado Wildlife Habitat Stamp.
I never knew what a lek was until I read up on the grouse. A lek is a breeding area, a place that males display their feathers, wing beats and air sac thumping — quite similar to teenage rituals at a high school dance.