From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Tetrastes bonasia.jpg
Female hazel grouse (Tetrastes bonasia)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Subfamily: Tetraoninae
Genus: Tetrastes
Keyserling & J. H. Blasius, 1840

Tetrastes bonasia
Tetrastes sewerzowi

Tetrastes is a genus of birds in the grouse subfamily. It contains the following species:

Image Scientific name Common Name Distribution
Tetrastes bonasia 2.jpg Tetrastes bonasia Hazel grouse northern Eurasia as far east as Hokkaido, and as far west as central and eastern Europe
Tetrastes sewerzowi Chinese grouse central China.

Both species live in forests with at least some conifers in cool regions of the Northern Hemisphere.