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Noun1.Canachites - spruce grouseCanachites - spruce grouse        
bird genus - a genus of birds
Canachites canadensis, spruce grouse - North American grouse that feeds on evergreen buds and needles
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Galliformes (Cracidae, Phasianidae) are among birds which feed upon leaves most frequently with some species entirely foliovorous (Lagopus, Canachites, and Tetrao; Morton 1978).
the spruce GROUSE, Canachites canadensis [no relation to Howard Hughes]