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Northern Black Grouse

Tetrao tetrix mongolicus (Lonnberg, 1904)

Тетерев | Құр

2010-06-12
Observatory, Big Almaty Lake, Ile Alatau National Park
© Gennadiy Dyakin

Description

White wing-bar is a little narrower than viridanus. Metal gloss is dark blue with purple or pink tinge. General colour of female is somewhat darker than viridanus; in upper parts dim-brown shades well developed, black streaks are fainter than in viridanus. A median under part some darker; whitish feather-tips on upper parts faintly developed, grey shade also developed fainter than viridanus. Male wing length 273-296 (277), female 242-263 (250) mm.

Distribution

Breeds in Tien Shan, Dzhungarskiy Alatau, Tarbagatay and Saur ridges, in Kalbinskiy Altai and 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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Tetrao tetrix
(Linnaeus, 1758)
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Tetrao tetrix viridanus
(Lorenz, 1891)
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2018-02-24

Сергей Силантьев: Добавил

2018-02-24

Сергей Силантьев: Для наглядности выставил скомпанованный снимок, где слева черноголовый щегол, справа седоголовый щегол, а в центре этот экземпляр....Кроме
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2018-02-23

Анна Ясько: Сергей, спасибо за доп. снимки. Птица слева на 2 фото - ближе к черноголовому, но я не уверена во второй птице (та, что справа). "Окраска верха
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