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    Sharp-tailed Grouse

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    Sharp-tailed Grouse

    Tympanuchus phasianellus
    • ORDER: Galliformes
    • FAMILY: Phasianidae
    Basic Description

    A chicken-like bird of open prairies and parklands, the Sharp-tailed Grouse uses a wider variety of habitats than its close relatives the prairie-chickens.

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    Other Names
    • Gallo de las praderas rabudo (Spanish)
    • Tétras à queue fine (French)
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