Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Grouse :: Greater Prairie-Chicken
Greater Prairie-Chicken Tympanuchus cupido
Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Greater Prairie Chicken, Prairie Grouse, Greater Prairie-chicken, Pinnated Grouse, Heath Hen, Prairie Chicken, Prairie Grouse, Attwater's Prairie Chicken
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeC. United States;
(1) Nc. to sc. United States (e. North Dakota, nw. and c. Minnesota, n. Wisconsin s. to ne. Colorado, c. Nebraska, n. to se. Kansas, s. and ne. Oklahoma, wc. Missouri, and s. Illinois.).
Formerly in the 20th century in sc. Canada (c. Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and se. Ontario) s. n. Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Iowa, Arkansas, and Texas.
(2) Coastal e. Texas.
Formerly sw. Louisiana.
(3) Formerly along the ne. coastal plain of the United State from Massachusetts (Martha's Vineyard) to Maryland and Virginia.
North America n. of Mexican border;
Summer and winter: e. NDK, nw. MIN s. through c. SDK, ne. COL. c. and se. NEB, w. IWA (Ringgold County), n. and e. KAN, ne. OKA, and sw. MOU. Isolated populations in ec. TEX, c. MOU, c. WIS, and ce. ILL.
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Texas A&M Center for Bioaccoustics
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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