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Snowcock, Caucasian
 
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Scientific Name:
Tetraogallus caucasicus
Location(s):
Asia, Global, Middle East, Russia Read more
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IUCN
The breeding population, which is confined to Europe, is estimated to number 32,000-67,000 breeding pairs, equating to 96,000-201,000 individuals (BirdLife International 2004). ...
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Wikipedia
It is endemic to the Caucasus Mountains, particularly the Western Caucasus, where it breeds at altitudes from 2000-4000 m on bare stony mountains. It nests in a bare ground scrape and lays typically 5-6 greenish eggs, which are incubated only by the female. Its food is seeds and vegetable matter. It forms small flocks when not breeding. ...
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