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Summary information for CHICKEN, GREATER PRAIRIE
Common Name CHICKEN, GREATER PRAIRIE
Scientific Name TYMPANUCHUS CUPIDO PINNATUS
Status NONGAME, STATE ENDANGERED, STATE RANK S1, GLOBAL RANK G4
Primary Habitat Association Grassland(matrix)
Preferred Habitat Prefer grassland tracts of at least 80 acres. Should include herbaceous vegetation 8-16" tall for nesting, diverse structure and species composition for brood habitat, and dense stands of native grass or shrub thickets for winter cover.
Distribution Rare permanent resident in southwest (local) *01*.
Known to
occur in
these
counties:
AUDRAIN, BARTON, BATES, BENTON, CALLAWAY, CARROLL, CEDAR, COOPER, DADE, HARRISON, HENRY, HICKORY, JASPER, JOHNSON, LAWRENCE, MACON, MILLER, MONITEAU, MONROE, MORGAN, NEWTON, PETTIS, RALLS, ST. CLAIR, VERNON

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