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Snowcock, Tibetan
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Tetraogallus tibetanus
Afghanistan, Asia, Bhutan, China, Global, India, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, PakistanIndiaBanghladesh, Tajikistan, Turkestan Read more
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This species has an extremely large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence <20,000 km2 combined with a declining or fluctuating range size, habitat extent/quality, or population size and a small number of locations or ...
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Smaller than Himalayan Snowcock, this species has a grey head and neck with a white patch behind the eye and above the dark cheek. Chin, throat and breast are white, with two grey bands on the breast. Grey wing coverts and tertials have a white trim. The secondaries have a broad white trailing edge that forms a wing band. Underparts are white with black streaks on flanks and belly. The tail is rufous brown and the undertail coverts are black. Legs and beaks are reddish. Sexes are similar, but female has buff in postocular patch, blackish and buff marks on sides of head, neck and breast-band, and lacks the tarsal spurs of the male.[ 2] [ 3] [ 4] ...
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