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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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The spruce grouse (Canachites canadensis) is one of the most common birds in the boreal forests in North America.
200 A male spruce grouse (Canachites (=Falcipennis) canadensis) displaying its colorful plumage to attract females in a forest in Alaska (USA).
the spruce GROUSE, Canachites canadensis [no relation to Howard Hughes]