Maps of the birds of the Western Palearctic Region
showing areas
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GALLIFORMES
     Tetraonidae 
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Bonasa bonasia
Forest.  Lowlands to 1500 m 
From Scandinavia, Germany, Belgium and France e through n,c Russia 
and n,c Siberia to the Sea of Okhotsk, s to the Balkans, s Urals, Altai, 
n Mongolia, n Manchuria, Korea, Sakhalin and n Japan on Hokkaido.
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Lagopus lagopus
Tundra, subalpine and subarctic moors. 

The following subspecies groups are sometimes treated as separate 
species because scoticus doesn't acquire a white winter plumage, but the populations of w Norway are intermediate between lagopus  and scoticus.

L. l. lagopus
From Greenland and Scandinavia e across n,c Russia and n,c Siberia to Ussuriland and Sakhalin, s to ca. lat. 55°N in the west and ca. lat. 49°N in Kirghiz steppes, and ca. lat. 47°N in Mongolia and Manchuria.  From Alaska e across Arctic islands (Banks, s Melville, Bathurst, w Baffin) and n,c Canada to Labrador and s to c British Columbia, c Ontario, c Quebec and Newfoundland.
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L. l. scoticus
The RED GROUSE of the British Isles, incl. Orkney Is. and Hebrides.
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Lagopus mutus
Tundra. 
Greenland, Iceland, Scotland, Spitsbergen, Franz Joseph Land and the Alps, and from Scandinavia and n Russia (Kola Pen., n Urals) e through Siberia to the Bering Sea, s to Mongolia, mts. of Transbaicalia, Amurland, Kamchatka, Japan (Honshu), and the Commander and Kuril islands.  From n Alaska, nw Mackenzie and British Columbia e across the Canadian arctic islands, Mackenzie, Keewatin and n Quebec to s Labrador and Newfoundland.
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Bonasa bonasia
Hazel Grouse
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locally common
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Lagopus lagopus
Willow Ptarmigan
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locally common
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Lagopus mutus
Rock Ptarmigan
locally common
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Tetrao tetrix
Forest edge, moors, swampy heathlands. 
Locally to ca. 2400 m from the British Isles and Scandinavia e through n Russia and n Siberia to at least the Kolyma R., Lena R. and Ussuriland, s to Ardennes, Alps, Balkans, e to Kirghiz steppes, Turkestan, n Mongolia, w,ne China, and Korea. 
Hybridizes with T. urogallus.
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Tetrao mlokosiewiczi
Coniferous forest, edge. 
Locally in mts., mostly 1500-3000 m in the Caucasus Mts. of Georgia 
and adjacent nw Iran, and the Black Sea coastal range in ne Turkey.
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Tetrao urogallus
Mature coniferous forest. 
Mostly 600-1800 m from n Europe e across n Russia and n Siberia to upper Lena R. and s locally to the Pyrenees, Cantabrian Mts., Alps, Balkans, s Urals, w Siberian steppes, nw Mongolia and Transbaicalia.  Re-Introduced  in Scotland.
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Tetrao tetrix
Black Grouse
locally common
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Tetrao mlokosiewiczi
Caucasian Grouse
locally not uncommon
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Tetrao urogallus
Western Capercaillie
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 locally common
has bred: Hungary
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Index Families
Tetraonidae    06 sp  ----
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2001 by Alberto Masi