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)
  • Cool Facts