Utah State University
Two species of sage-grouse occur within the western United States, the greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) and the Gunnison sage-grouse (C. minimus). The Gunnison sage-grouse is a candidate species for listing under the Endangered Species Act. This species occurs in a small range in southwest Colorado and southeast Utah. The greater sage-grouse occurs in a larger range throughout the western United States.
Robinson, J. D., and T.A. Messmer. 2006. Factors affecting greater sage-grouse habitat use in Utah’s West Desert. Annual Report. Utah State University, Logan.