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Black-billed Capercaillie

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PLATE 7. VOLUME 4. 1st Ed. (1832-1837). Elizabeth Gould or Edward Lear. Circa 1830

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Alternate name
Tetrao parvirostris Scientific name 
Galliformes Order
Phasianidae Family   
74-100cm               Length
Boreal and temperate forest, Shrubland Habitat
No data probable about 8 eggs Clutch Eggs
Rosehips, shoots, flowers, buds, berries, insects. Food    Diet
293 World No
Least Concern Status


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