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 Himalayan Snowcock

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Common name
Tetraogallus himalayensis  Scientific name 
Galliformes Order
Phasianidae Family   
54-72 cm                Length
Bare stony ground grassland 3600-5100 m Habitat
5-10 eggs incubated by female. Clutch
Seeds and plant matter. Food
Least concern Status
134  World Number

view photos Photo May 31, 2007 by Alastair Rae all rights reserved

Himalayan Snowcock calls
(Tetraogallus himalayensis)
David Farrow XC19728
19-05-2001, Kazakhstan (cc)

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