Hazel grouse

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Hazel grouse
Tetrastes bonasia.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Genus: Tetrastes
Species:
T. bonasia
Binomial name
Tetrastes bonasia
Tetrastes bonasia distribution revise map.png
Range of T. bonasia
Synonyms[2]
  • Tetrao bonasia Linnaeus, 1758
  • Bonasa bonasia (Linnaeus, 1758)

The hazel grouse (Tetrastes bonasia), is a type of grouse. It is sometimes called the hazel hen. It is found across the Palearctic as far east as Hokkaido, and as far west as eastern and central Europe. It lives in dense, damp, mixed coniferous woodland. It is a least concern species.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. BirdLife International (2012). "Bonasa bonasia". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2012. Retrieved 3 March 2014.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  2. Peterson, Alan P. "Birds of the World — current valid scientific avian names". Retrieved 27 January 2010.
  3. International), BirdLife International (BirdLife (2016-10-01). "IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: Bonasa bonasia". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 2020-10-06.