Caucasian grouse

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Caucasian grouse
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Genus: Tetrao
T. mlokosiewiczi
Binomial name
Tetrao mlokosiewiczi

Lyrurus mlokosiewiczi

The Caucasian grouse or Causasian black grouse (Tetrao mlokosiewiczi) is a large bird in the grouse family. It is closely related to the black grouse (T. tetrix). It occurs in extreme southeastern Europe and adjacent regions.[2][3] The scientific name of this bird commemorates the Polish naturalist Ludwik Mlokosiewicz.

References[change | change source]

  1. BirdLife International (2012). "Tetrao mlokosiewiczi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  2. Gokhelashvili, R.; Kerry, P.R.; Gavashelishvili, L. (2003). "How much do we know about the Caucasian Black Grouse Tetrao mlokosiewiczi". Sandgrouse. 25 (1): 33–40.
  3. Gavashelishvili, A.; Javakhishvili, Z. (2010). "Combining radio-telemetry and random observations to model the habitat of Near Threatened Caucasian grouse Tetrao mlokosiewiczi". Oryx. 44 (4): 491–500. doi:10.1017/S0030605310000979. S2CID 84468892.