Heath Hen

Heath Hen RangeA once abundant bird along the central and northeast Atlantic coast, and a major food source for Native Americans and early settlers, the Heath Hen (Tympanuchus cupido cupido) quickly disappeared from the globe.

Last Heath Hen

Heath Hen Flashback

Heath Hen

After being a bountiful food source for a growing population for many years, the Heath Hen of the Northeast was the first to become extinct.

Attwater's Prairie Chicken

Attwater's subspecies of the Greater Prairie Chicken has specific coastal habitat requirements that have rapidly disappeared.

Greater Prairie Chicken

Today landscape level remnants of Tallgrass Prairie are shrinking rapidly and threatening our Greater Prairie Chicken.