Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Galliformes > Family: Phasianidae > Genus: Tetrao > Species: Tetrao mlokosiewiczi

Caucasian Black Grouse - Tetrao mlokosiewiczi Taczanowski, 1875

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Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

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IUCN Red List Category
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Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

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Legal status

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Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) (All species of Birds not included in Appendix II)

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Caucasian Black Grouse English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Cietrzew kaukaski Polish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Fagiano di monte del Caucaso Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Gallo-lira Caucasiano Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Galo-lira caucásico Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Kaukasianteeri Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Kaukasisch Korhoen Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Kaukasisk orre Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Kaukasus-Birkhuhn German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Kaukázusi nyírfajd Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Tétras du Caucase French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Synonym Author
Lyrurus mlokosiewiczi (Taczanowski, 1875)

Other resources

EBCC Atlas of breeding birds European Bird Census Council's Atlas of Breeding Birds
EURing code:03330 European bird-ringing
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External data

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