Sharp-tailed Grouse

Tympanuchus phasianellus

Summary 3

The Sharp-tailed Grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus) (previously: Tetrao phasianellus), is a medium-sized prairie grouse. It is also known as the sharptail, and is known as "fire grouse" or "fire bird" by Native American Indians due to their reliance on brush fires to keep their habitat open....

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1. kingdom Animals
2. class Birds
Color black, brown, purple, yellow