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Western Capercaillie

Tetrao urogallus taczanowskii (Stejneger, 1885)

Глухарь | Меңіреу құр

2012-04-19
Altai. Turgusun river.
© Alexey Maznitsin

Description

Male colour is darker than uralensis. Grey tone on head, upper-neck and mantle, and white colour on under parts are less expressed than uralensis. Female colour is slightly darker than uralensis.

Distribution

Breeding in Southwest Altai.

References

Gavrilov E. I., Gavrilov A. E. "The Birds of Kazakhstan". Almaty, 2005. Э.И.Гаврилов. "Фауна и распространение птиц Казахстана". Алматы, 1999. В.К.Рябицев. "Птицы Урала, Приуралья и Западной Сибири". Екатеринбург. Изд-во Уральского университета, 2000.

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relative taxons

Tetrao urogallus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
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Tetrao urogallus uralensis
(Menzbier, 1887)

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