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heath hen (Tympanuchus cupido cupido)
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heath hen (Tympanuchus cupido cupido)

Entitled "Pinnated Grouse" (Tetrao Cupido) shows a male and female From Illustrations of the American ornithology of Alexander Wilson and Charles Lucien Bonaparte Prince of Musignano With the addition of numerous recently discovered species and representations of the whole sylvae of North America (1835) by Thomas Brown and illustration by James Turvey.
Date 1835
Author James Turvey

The heath hen (Tympanuchus cupido cupido) was a distinctive subspecies of the greater prairie chicken, Tympanuchus cupido, a large North American bird in the grouse family, or possibly a distinct species, that became extinct in 1932. Heath hens lived in the scrubby heathland barrens of coastal North America from southernmost New Hampshire to northern Virginia in historical times, but possibly south to Florida prehistorically. Order: Galliformes, Family: Phasianidae, Subfamily: Tetraoninae, Genus: Tympanuchus, Species: Tympanuchus cupido, Subspecies: Tympanuchus cupido cupido (Linnaeus, 1758).

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