Tetraonidae


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Noun1.Tetraonidae - grouse
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Galliformes, order Galliformes - pheasants; turkeys; grouse; partridges; quails; chickens; brush turkeys; curassows; hoatzins
grouse - popular game bird having a plump body and feathered legs and feet
genus Lyrurus, Lyrurus - black grouse
genus Lagopus, Lagopus - ptarmigans
genus Tetrao, Tetrao - type genus of the Tetraonidae: capercaillies
Canachites, genus Canachites - spruce grouse
Bonasa, genus Bonasa - ruffed grouse
genus Pedioecetes, Pedioecetes - sharp-tailed grouse
genus Tympanuchus, Tympanuchus - prairie chickens
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References in periodicals archive ?
Ground nesting birds, such as grouse (Tetraonidae), are especially vulnerable to predation of eggs and chicks and show reduced reproductive success at high predator abundance (Kurki et al.
Relative heart size in Alaskan Tetraonidae. The Auk 96(2):306-318.
The correct name for the Siberian Black- billed Capercaillie is Tetrao urogalloides (Aves: Tetraonidae).
Autumn and winter foods of the lesser prairie-chicken (Tympanuchus pallidicinctus) (Galliformes: Tetraonidae).
Geographical orientation of American Tetraonidae. Journal of Wildlife Management 27:529-545.
Grouse (Tetraonidae) (4) and passerines (especially thrushes, Turdidae) (5,22) have been suggested as amplifying hosts for SINV in northern Europe.
The grouse family, Tetraonidae, includes all chicken-like, ground-dwelling (gallinaceous) birds with feathered legs and nostrils.
Autumn-winter habitat use of lesser prairie-chickens (Tympanuchus pallidicinctus, Tetraonidae).