They're not sport birds, but they are important to the ecological balance of range land. We look at the lives and habitats of the birds, and how conservation initiatives like Conservation Reserve Program helps these species.
This is the first episode of a Playa Country four-part series on Grassland Birds. It first aired on High Plains Public Radio July 23, 2013. The episode also aired as the premier of Grassland Birds II, the second chapter of Grassland Birds, on November 5, 2013