Alectoris Chukar – Chukar

The chukar partridge (Alectoris chukar), or simply chukar/Chakor, is a Palearctic upland gamebird in the pheasant family Phasianidae. It has been assumed to comprise a superspecies complex along with the rock partridge, Philby’s partridge, and Przevalski’s partridge and handled in the past as conspecific especially with the first. This partridge has clearly pronounced black and […]

Phasianus Colchicus – Ring-necked Pheasant

Ring-necked In the United States and southern Canada, pheasants can be seen striding over broad fields and weedy roadside ditches. Males have iridescent copper-and-gold plumage, a crimson face, and a crisp white collar, and their rooster-like crowing may be heard from up to a mile away. Females have a similar appearance but are less colorful. […]

Perdix Perdix – Gray Partridge

The gray partridge, Perdix perdix, also known as the English partridge, Hungarian partridge, or hun, is a gallinaceous gamebird belonging to the pheasant family Phasianidae. The scientific name is taken from the Latin word for “partridge,” which in turn is derived from the Ancient Greek perdix. Quick Overview: Perdix Perdix – Gray PartridgeBody size: Around […]

Tympanuchus Phasianellus – Sharp-tailed Grouse

The sharp-tailed grouse, Tympanuchus phasianellus is a medium-sized prairie grouse. The sharp-tailed grouse is one of three species in the Tympanuchus genus. Saskatchewan’s provincial bird is the sharp-tailed grouse. Quick Overview: Tympanuchus Phasianellus – Sharp-tailed GrouseBody size: Around 16-19 in (41-48 cm) and a weight of 952 g (33-6 oz) Main colors: Brown, Black, White, […]

Dendragapus Obscurus – Dusky Grouse

The dusky grouse, Dendragapus obscurus is a forest-dwelling grouse native to North America’s Rocky Mountains and North America’s third-biggest grouse. It belongs to the family of Phasianidae. It was once considered a single species, the blue grouse, with the sooty grouse (Dendragapus fuliginosus). The majority of bird species have a fixed number of tail feathers […]

Centrocercus Urophasianus – Greater Sage-Grouse

The greater sage-grouse, Centrocercus urophasianus often known as the sagehen, is North America’s biggest grouse. The Western United States and southern Alberta and Saskatchewan, Canada. The Gunnison sage-grouse was first classified as a distinct species in 2000. [3] The Mono Basin sage grouse population may be separate. During the winter, the greater sage-grouse may descend […]

Bonasa Umbellus – Ruffed Grouse

The ruffed grouse (Bonasa umbellus) is a medium-sized bird that may be found in woodlands from the Appalachian Mountains to Alaska. It does not migrate. The genus Bonasa has only one species. The ruffed grouse is commonly mistaken with the grey partridge, a bird of open regions rather than woodlands, and is frequently wrongly referred […]

Meleagris Gallopavo – Wild Turkey

The wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) is the biggest member of the order Galliformes and one of two extant turkey species. It is the progenitor of the domestic turkey, which came from a wild turkey subspecies from southern Mexico (not the related ocellated turkey). The turkey gained its name from the domesticated type transported to Britain […]

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