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Hazelhen
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Hazel Grouse and Chinese Grouse
Scientific classification Red Pencil Icon
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Superorder: Galloanserae
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Subfamily: Phasianinae
Tribe: Tetraonini
Genus: Tetrastes
Keyserling & J. H. Blasius, 1840[1]
Species

Tetrastes bonasia
Tetrastes sewerzowi

Synonyms

Bonasa

Tetrastes is a genus of birds in the grouse subfamily. It contains the following species:

Both species live in forests with at least some conifers in cool regions of the Northern Hemisphere.

References

  1. ^ Peterson, Alan P. "Birds of the World -- current valid scientific avian names.". Retrieved 2009-07-20. 



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