Altai Snowcock

The Altai Snowcock is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family. It is found in China, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, and Russia. Its natural habitat is boreal forests.

The Altai Snowcock is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Altai Snowcock Tetraogallus altaicus has a rather limited global range. It breeds mainly in Russia in southern Siberia (mountains near Abakan, Sayan Mts, Tannu Ola Mts) and in Mongolia (Mongolian Altai, Gobi Altai, Khangai, mountains east of lake Khuvsgul). It is not globally threatened, but it has a rather small total population, estimated at 50,000 – 100,000 individuals. 2 Kommentare: Anonymous said... More

The Altai Snowcock (Tetraogallus altaicus) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family. It is found in China, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, and Russia. Its natural habitat is boreal forests. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Tetraogallus altaicus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 10 July 2007. Stub icon This Galliformes article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. More

To protect the Altai snowcock, it is essential to increase protective measures and to educate hunters and shepherds. LINK: National Bank of Kazakhstan SPECIFICATIONS Weight: 11.37 g Diameter: 31.00 mm Thickness: 2. More

The Altai snowcock (Tetraogallus altaicus) can be found below 3,000 metres. Rare plants include Isoetes lacustris, Brunnera sibirica, Erythronium sibiricum, and the 2 rare species of monkshood (Aconitum spp). The lakes and marshes of Great Lakes Basin desert steppe are home to many endangered birds, including the rare snowy-white Eurasian spoonbill, which nests here during the summer. Six of the worlds 15 crane species live in reserves in the area. More

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Altai Snowcock - Full Synopsis Written in both Russian and English in the same title. The Altai experimental husbandry was established in 1980 in Gorno-Altai Autonomous region (Cherga) by the decision of the Presidium of the Siberian Division of the USSR Academy of Sciences, and on the initiative of the Institute of Cytology and Genetics of the Siberian Division of the USSR. More

The elusive snow leopard and the Altai snowcock also make a home of these lands. The tour takes us to the west and east parts of the Katunsky ridge: to the canyon of Kucherla river and to Kucherlinskii lake. Mountain passes provide extensive panoramas of the Katunsky Ridge and ice-covered Belukha Mountain. The Kucherla river is one of the most lovely mountain rivers of the Katunsky ridge and has milky blue water. More

ensure protection of the argali sheep, the Altai snowcock, and certain endemic species of plants, the western border of the zapovednik should be expanded to include the upper reaches of the Bashkaus River (600 km2 ), as well as certain steppe lands on the right bank of the Chulyshman River. An odd source of pollution in the zapovednik comes from the Baikonur rocket launch site in neighboring Kazakhstan. When rockets are launched into space, empty fuel containers and other parts drop from the sky. More

Order : Galliformes
Family : Phasianidae
Genus : Tetraogallus
Species : altaicus
Authority : (Gebler, 1836)