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Caspian Snowcock

Tetraogallus caspius

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As other snowcocks, Caspian Snowcock is large and heavy and is gray overall with a paler head pattern and white undertail coverts. Compared to the very similar Caucasian Snowcock, Caspian is slightly paler, especially breast, and plumage includes gray tones on nape. Breeds on extreme high, rocky mountains. Song is a loonlike, desolate, far-carrying cry.

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