Hazel Grouse

Tetrastes bonasia - Gélinotte des bois

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Galliformes

  • Family
    :

    Phasianidés

  • Genus
    :

    Tetrastes

  • Species
    :

    bonasia

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 40 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 48 à 54 cm.
  • Weight
    : 300 à 450 g
Longevity

10 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Hazel Grouse (Tetrastes bonasia) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family.

Subspecific information 11 Subspecies

  • Tetrastes bonasia rhenanus (ne France, Luxembourg, Belgium, w Germany)
  • Tetrastes bonasia styriacus (Alps, s Poland to Hungary)
  • Tetrastes bonasia schiebeli (Balkan Pen.)
  • Tetrastes bonasia rupestris (s Germany, Czech Rep.)
  • Tetrastes bonasia bonasia (w and s Scandinavia and c Poland east to the Ural Mts. Russia.)
  • Tetrastes bonasia griseonota (n Sweden)
  • Tetrastes bonasia sibiricus (ne Russia, n and c Siberia and n Mongolia)
  • Tetrastes bonasia kolymensis (e Siberia)
  • Tetrastes bonasia amurensis (ne China to n Korea)
  • Tetrastes bonasia yamashinai (Sakhalin I.. Russia.)
  • Tetrastes bonasia vicinitas (Hokkaido. Japan.)

Foreign names

  • Gélinotte des bois,
  • Grévol Común,
  • Galinha-montês,
  • Haselhuhn,
  • Császármadár,
  • Hazelhoen,
  • Francolino di monte eurasiatico,
  • Järpe,
  • Jerpe,
  • jariabok hôrny,
  • jeřábek lesní,
  • Hjerpe,
  • pyy,
  • grèvol comú,
  • Jarpi,
  • jarząbek (zwyczajny),
  • mežirbe,
  • gozdni jereb,
  • Рябчик,
  • エゾライチョウ,
  • 花尾榛鸡,
  • 花尾榛雞,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Boreal, Temperate

Geographic range

Sources of information

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