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Definition of Dendragapus obscurus

Dendragapus obscurus
Grouse Grouse, n. sing. & pl. [Prob. after the analogy of mouse, mice, fr. the earlier grice, OF. griesche meor hen: cf. F. piegri[`e]che shrike.] (Zo["o]l.) Any of the numerous species of gallinaceous birds of the family Tetraonid[ae], and subfamily Tetraonin[ae], inhabiting Europe, Asia, and North America. They have plump bodies, strong, well-feathered legs, and usually mottled plumage. The group includes the ptarmigans (Lagopus), having feathered feet. Note: Among the European species are the red grouse (Lagopus Scoticus) and the hazel grouse (Bonasa betulina). See Capercaidzie, Ptarmigan, and Heath grouse. Among the most important American species are the ruffed grouse, or New England partridge (Bonasa umbellus); the sharp-tailed grouse (Pedioc[ae]tes phasianellus) of the West; the dusky blue, or pine grouse (Dendragapus obscurus) of the Rocky Mountains; the Canada grouse, or spruce partridge (D. Canadensis). See also Prairie hen, and Sage cock. The Old World sand grouse (Pterocles, etc.) belong to a very different family. See Pterocletes, and Sand grouse.

Meaning of Dendragapus obscurus from wikipedia

- grouse). The two species are the dusky grouse (Dendragapus obscurus) and the sooty grouse (Dendragapus fuliginosus). In addition, the spruce grouse and...
- The dusky grouse (Dendragapus obscurus) is a species of forest-dwelling grouse native to the Rocky Mountains in North America. It is closely related to...
- Pacific Coast Ranges. It is closely related to the dusky grouse (Dendragapus obscurus), and the two were previously considered a single species, the blue...
- juvenile eagle was observed dropping a rock near a dusky grouse (Dendragapus obscurus), possibly attempting to spook it into flight so it could be overtaken...
- Ruffed grouse, Bonasa umbellus Dendragapus – blue grouse Sooty grouse, Dendragapus fuliginosus Dusky grouse, Dendragapus obscurus Centrocercus – sage grouse...
- swimming. These routes can cover over 1,000 km (620 mi). Dusky grouse Dendragapus obscurus perform altitudinal migration mostly by walking. Emus Dromaius novaehollandiae...
- and black grouse (Tetrao tetrix) in the UK Dusky or blue grouse (Dendragapus obscurus) and common pheasant (Phasi**** colchicus) near Portland, Oregon...
- (Cyanistes caeruleus, Parus caeruleus) H. mansoni — blue grouse (Dendragapus obscurus), ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus) H. meleagridisturkey (Meleagris...
- White-tailed ptarmigan, Lagopus leucura LC Dusky grouse, Dendragapus obscurus LC Sooty grouse, Dendragapus fuliginosus LC Sharp-tailed grouse, Tympanuchus phasianellus...
- White-tailed ptarmigan, Lagopus leucurus Dusky grouse, Dendragapus obscurus Sooty grouse, Dendragapus fuliginosus Sharp-tailed grouse, Tympanuchus phasianellus...