Taxon profile


Blue Grouse
Dendragapus obscurus (Say, 1823)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Galliformes »  family Phasianidae - pheasants and allies »  genus Dendragapus

Other names

= Dusky Grouse

Least Concern LC

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Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subspecies Dendragapus obscurus obscurus (Say, 1823)
subspecies Dendragapus obscurus oreinus Behle & Selander, 1951
subspecies Dendragapus obscurus pallidus Swarth, 1931
subspecies Dendragapus obscurus richardsonii (Douglas, 1829)

Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Dendragapus obscurus]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 3 [22734690]

Bird Life [] [as Dendragapus obscurus (Say, 1823)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN F. Gill, D. Donsker & P. Rasmussen (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Dendragapus obscurus (Say, 1822)]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021
EN del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Dendragapus obscurus Say, 1823]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Dendragapus obscurus (Say, 1823)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Dendragapus obscurus]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
Fenneman J. (2007): British Columbia Bird Checklist [as Dendragapus obscurus]
Data retrieved on: 25 January 2009

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