Himalayan Snowcock

Tetraogallus himalayensis

Order

GALLIFORMES

Family

Partridges, Grouse, Turkeys, Old World Quail (Phasianidae)

Code 4

HISN

Code 6

TETHIM

ITIS

HEAD

Himalayan Snowcock Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Curved (up or down)
  • Eye Color: Olive brown in hatchlings and dark hazel brown in adults.
  • Head pattern: Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Gray
  • Forehead Color: White
  • Nape Color: Gray
  • Throat Color: White with brown collar.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Himalayan Snowcock Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 71-74 cm (28-29 in)
  • Weight: 2449 g (86.4 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown
  • Underparts: Gray-brown
  • Upperparts: Gray-brown mottled.
  • Back Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Striped or streaked

FLIGHT

Himalayan Snowcock Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Several rapid strong wing beats followed by glide.
  • Wingspan Range: 86-97 cm (34-38 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Gray-brown with black barring.
  • Under Tail: Gray-brown with black barring.
  • Leg Color: Orange-red
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