Tetrastes

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Tetrastes
Tetrastes bonasia.jpg
Male hazel grouse (Tetrastes bonasia)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Tribe: Tetraonini
Genus: Tetrastes
Keyserling & J. H. Blasius, 1840
Type species
Tetrao bonasius
Linnaeus, 1758
Species

Tetrastes bonasia
Tetrastes sewerzowi

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

Image Scientific name Common Name Distribution
Tetrastes bonasia 2.jpg Tetrastes bonasia Hazel grouse northern Eurasia as far east as Hokkaido, and as far west as central and eastern Europe
Tetrastes sewerzowi Chinese grouse central China.

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

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