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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: \n* Sharp-tailed grouse, Tympanuchus phasianellus \n* Greater prairie-chicken, Tympanuchus cupido \n* Heath hen (Tympanuchus cupido cupido) \n* Attwater's prairie chicken (Tympanuchus cupido attwateri) \n* Tympanuchus cupido pinnatus \n* Lesser prairie-chicken, Tympanuchus pallidicinctus The two prairie-chickens are particularly closely related and look extremely similar.
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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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