Siberian Grouse

Siberian Grouse (Falcipennis falcipennis)

The Siberian Grouse or Siberian Spruce Grouses, Falcipennis falcipennis, occurs in far eastern Russia. A small population formerly inhabited the far northeast of China, where they are now assumed to be extinct.

Two Siberian Grouse In A Grass Field
Two Siberian Grouse In A Grass Field


This medium-sized grouse is very similar to the North American Spruce Grouse, to which it is closely related.


It is mostly occur in forests of spruce, fir, larch, and pine.


It is classified as Globally Near Threatened by Birdlife International due to loss of habitat caused by increased exploitation of forests and forest fires. Conservation efforts are essential to reduce the risk to this species.

Gordon Ramel

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