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Andrews, Robert, and Robert Righter. Colorado Birds. Denver: Denver Museum of Natural History, 1992. An excellent up-to-date reference on bird distribution and habitats within the state.
Bailey, Alfred M., and Robert J. Niedrach. Birds of Colorado. Denver: Denver Museum of Natural History, 1965. Large and very expensive, but may be available through your local library.
Bailey, Alfred M. and Robert J. Niedrach. Pictorial Checklist of Colorado Birds. Denver: Denver Museum, 1967. Available through Audubon House, Buteo Books and other dealers.
Bowers, Nora, Rick Bowers and Kenn Kaufman. Mammals of North America. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2004.
Connelly, J.W., M.W. Gratson, and K.P. Reese. 1998. Sharp-Tailed Grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus). In The Birds of North America, No. 354. (A. Poole and F. Gill eds.) The Birds of North America, Inc., Philadel- phia, PA. [Excellent life history account.]
Craighead, Craighead, and Davis. A Field Guide to Rocky Mountain Wildflowers From Northern Arizona and New Mexico to British Columbia. Peterson Field Guide Series. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1963.
Giesen, K.M. 1998. Lesser Prairie-Chicken (Tympanuchus pallidicinctus). In The Birds of North America, No. 364. (A Poole and F. Gill eds.) The Birds of North America, Inc., Philadelphia, PA. [Excellent life his- tory account.]
Holt, Harold. A Birder’s Guide to Colorado. American Birding Association, 1997.
Johnsgard, Paul. The Grouse of the World. University of Nebraska Press, 1984. [See especially pages 109-127 (Sage Grouse); pp. 316-341 (Pinnated Grouse); and pp. 342-360 (Sharp-Tailed Grouse). Excellent dis- cussions of displays and their interpretation.]
Michener, James. Centennial. New York: Random House, 1974.
National Geographic. Field Guide to the Birds of North America. (Fifth Edition.) Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 2006.
Schroeder, M.A., and L.A. Robb. 1993. Greater Prairie Chicken (Tympanuchus cupido). In The Birds of North America, No. 36. (A Poole and F. Gill eds.) The Birds of North America, Inc., Philadelphia, PA. [Excel- lent life history account.]
Schroeder, M.A., J.R. Young, and C.E.Braun. 1999. Sage Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus). In The Birds of North America, No. 425. (A Poole and F. Gill eds.) The Birds of North America, Inc., Philadelphia, PA. [Excellent life history account.]
Sibley, David. The Sibley Guide to Birds. Chanticleer Press, 2000.
Zimmer, Kevin J. Birding in the American West. Cornell: University Press, 2000.
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