family Tetraonidae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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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Thus 'grouse biology' is not a scientific discipline, but rather the natural communication system of people who study birds of the grouse family Tetraonidae.