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By Kevin Wilson

A bird in the bush


Last updated 4/10/2021 at 2:23pm

Kevin Wilson

The lesser prairie chicken on a lek, or breeding ground, Thursday morning near Milnesand.

MILNESAND - A morning on the stomping grounds of the lesser prairie chicken gives plenty of insight into why the bird's population has dwindled over the decades.

It requires a very specific type of land to mate, it's an easy target for predators a...

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