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 Greater Prairie-chicken

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Attwater’s Prairie Chicken Alternate name
Tympanuchus cupido   Scientific name 
Galliformes Order
Phasianidae Family   
 36cm              Length
Temperate forest, grassland. Habitat
5-17 incubated by female in 23 to 24 days Clutch Eggs
Seeds, fruitm insects, Food    Diet
299 World No
Vulnerable Status

view photos Photo April 21, 2007 by Jim Hatchett's Photos all rights reserved

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view photos Photo April 12, 2007 by prairie.birder all rights reserved

Greater Prairie-Chicken Ooa-hoom call
(Tympanuchus cupido pinnatus)
Don Jones XC15898
08-04-2001, United States

Greater Prairie-Chicken Calls at lek
(Tympanuchus cupido pinnatus)
Don Jones XC15902
08-04-2001, United States

Greater Prairie-Chicken booming
(Tympanuchus cupido)
Andrew Spencer XC19545
19-04-2008, United States


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