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Attwater's prairie chicken (Tympanuchus cupido attwateri)
Subject: Attwater's prairie chicken (Tympanuchus cupido attwateri)
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Tympanuchus cupido -Illinois, USA -male displaying-8 (1) - Attwater's prairie chicken (Tympanuchus cupido attwateri).jpg
Resolution: 3072x2304 File Size: 1715009 Bytes Date: 2010:04:11 06:12:21 Camera: Canon PowerShot S70 (Canon) F number: f/5.3 Exposure: 1/50 sec Focal Length: 662/32 Upload Date: 2017:02:20 12:27:18

Attwater's prairie chicken (Tympanuchus cupido attwateri)

Tympanuchus cupido
English: A male Greater Prairie Chicken displaying at a lek in Illinois, USA.
Date 11 April 2010, 06:12
Source Prairie Chicken, Puffed Up
Author GregTheBusker

Attwater's prairie chicken (Tympanuchus cupido attwateri) is a highly endangered subspecies of the greater prairie chicken that is native to coastal Texas and Louisiana in the United States. Tympanuchus cupido attwateri is endemic to the Western Gulf coastal grasslands. Its range historically stretched yass from Bayou Teche in Louisiana to the Nueces River in Texas. Order: Galliformes, Family: Phasianidae, Subfamily: Tetraoninae, Genus: Tympanuchus, Species: Tympanuchus cupido (greater prairie chicken), Subspecies: Tympanuchus cupido attwateri Bendire, 1893.

The Attwater’s prairie chicken (Tympanuchus cupido attwateri) is a grouse unique to the coastal areas of Texas and Louisiana. It is closely related to the Greater prairie chicken, which lives in the tallgrass prairies farther north. More than a century ago, an estimated one million Attwater’s prairie chickens inhabited their range. By 1937, approximately 8,700 birds remained, all in Texas. Attwater’s prairie chickens were listed as endangered in 1967, when only 1,000 birds remained. Today it is considered one of the most endangered birds in North America.

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