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Dusky Grouse

Dendragapus obscurus (Say, 1823)

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 the Sooty Grouse (Dendragapus fuliginosus), and the two were previously considered a single species, the Blue Grouse. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Phasianidae
Genus:
  Dendragapus

Scientific:
  Dendragapus obscurus

Citation:
  (Say, 1823)

Reference:
  Exped.RockyMt.[James]Phila.ed 2 p.14,note

Protonym:
  Tetrao obscurus

Avibase ID:
  A55D83A9520AA6DA

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A55D83A9

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175860

Geographic range:

  • Dendragapus obscurus obscurus: Mts. of Wyoming to Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico
  • Dendragapus obscurus richardsonii: Alaska and s Yukon to Idaho, w Montana and nw Wyoming
  • Dendragapus obscurus pallidus: S-central British Columbia to e Washington and ne Oregon
  • Dendragapus obscurus oreinus: Mountains of ne Nevada and adjacent Utah
English:
Dusky Grouse
Czech:
tetřívek douglaskový
German:
Douglasiengebirgshuhn
Danish:
Blå Hjerpe
Spanish:
Gallo oscuro
Finnish:
tuhkapyy
French:
Tétras sombre
Icelandic:
Bláorri
Italian:
Pernice blu
Japanese:
aoraichou
Japanese:
アオライチョウ
Dutch:
Blauw Sneeuwhoen
Norwegian:
Blåjerpe
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Blåjerpe
Polish:
borowiak zlotobrewy
Portuguese:
Tetraz-azul
Russian:
Голубой тетерев
Slovak:
kupido bridlicový
Swedish:
gråjärpe
Ukrainian:
Тетерук жовтобровий
Chinese:
蓝镰翅鸡


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Tétras sombre ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Tétras sombre ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Blue Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Dendragapus obscurus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Dendragapus [obscurus or fuliginosus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Related taxa

Alternative arrangements:  1  2  3 

Other synonyms


Catalan: Grèvol cellagroc, Grèvol fosc
Czech: tetřívek douglaskový
Danish: Blå Hjerpe, Mørk Hjerpe
German: Douglasiengebirgshuhn, Felsengebirgshuhn, Schwarzenfelsengebirgshuhn
English: Blue Grouse, Dusky Grouse
English (IOC): Dusky Grouse
Spanish: Gallo de las Rocosas, Gallo de las Rocosas Negro, Gallo oscuro
Spanish (Spain): Gallo Oscuro
Spanish (HBW): Gallo Oscuro
Estonian: nulupüü
Finnish: Tuhkapyy
French: Tétras sombre
Hungarian: kék fajd
Icelandic: Bláorri
Italian: Pernice blu, Tetraone blu
Japanese: aoraichou
Japanese: アオライチョウ
Scientific: Dendragapus obscurus, Dendragapus obscurus obscurus, Tetrao obscurus
Lithuanian: Tamsusis tetervinas
Latvian: pelēkais rubenis
Dutch: Blauw Sneeuwhoen, Blauwe Sneeuwhoen
Norwegian Nynorsk: Blåjerpe
Norwegian: Blåjerpe
Polish: borowiak zlotobrewy, borowiak złotobrewy
Portuguese: Tetraz-azul
Russian: Голубой тетерев, дымчатый тетерев
Slovak: kupido bridlicový
Serbian: Tamni tetreb
Swedish: Blåjärpe, gråjärpe
Turkish: Göknar Tavuğu
Ukrainian: Тетерук жовтобровий
Chinese: 蓝镰翅鸡
Chinese (Traditional): 藍鐮樹雞

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