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Tympanuchus (prairie-chickens)

Wikipedia Abstract

Tympanuchus is a small genus of birds in the grouse family. They are commonly referred to as prairie chickens. The genus contains three species: Sharp-tailed grouse, Tympanuchus phasianellus Greater prairie-chicken, Tympanuchus cupidoHeath hen (Tympanuchus cupido cupido)Attwater's prairie chicken (Tympanuchus cupido attwateri)Tympanuchus cupido pinnatus Lesser prairie-chicken, Tympanuchus pallidicinctusAll three are among the smaller grouse, from 40 to 43 cm (16 to 17 in) in length.
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Species

Tympanuchus cupido (Greater Prairie-Chicken) (Attributes)
Tympanuchus pallidicinctus (Lesser Prairie-Chicken) (Attributes)
Tympanuchus phasianellus (Sharp-tailed Grouse) (Attributes)

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