Bonaparte, Charles Lucian, 1803-1857 / American ornithology, or, The natural history of birds inhabiting the United States, not given by Wilson : with figures drawn, engraved, and coloured, from nature
Sharp-tailed grous. Tetrao phasianellus. Plate XIX, pp. 37-46 ff.
SHARP-TAILED GROUS. TETRAO PHASIANLLUS; Plate XIX. 7trphsandllu LINN. Ft ed. 10 p. f160. GMEL. tSy! I, P. 747. FPowr. Phil. 1. LXHII, pp. 394 and 425.,, LATE. Ind. Oro. p. 635, Sp. 2. -BEMS &i*L p. 9. 1)M&m. Id. GA in ffwt. Pig. 8f Gall. III, p. 702. VnrL. Zuv. Diet. Hi. Nat. SAtNi, Zool. App. to Rankl. Exptd. p. 681. NOB. Cat. Birds V S. Sp. 208. ID. Sn. Bird. U. S. Sp. 209. Tetrao urogalluu, var. p, LImii. S4. I, P. 273, Sp. 1. Geffite I tongue q-we. BUFF. Ai.' II, P. 286. SOoN. BUJJ VI p. 17%f BOA. .1b1. Ey. Orn. p. 196, T1. 91, fig. 1. Francofin c lngue quewe, HEARNE, VOy. 'a dI N (F ranL) p. 386. Tetraphasianelk, Tzmx. Pig. et Gal. III, p. 152. Long-taied Grdu., EDWARDS, Gean. P1, 117. LATH. Syn. IV, P. 732. ID. 0Sup Sharpti Gos, PENN. .ret. ZAoo Sp. S 181. TheOrue, or Prairie Urn, Laws and CLARK, Eap. II P. 180, Sp. I. Philadphia Museum, Female. My Colleion, Male and Female. THAIS speciesd of Grous, thou long sin said to inhabit Virginia, is in fact a recent acquisition to the Faun of the Uifted States; for it was only through an awkward istnke that it was ever attributed to that country. Mitchell, upon an inspection of Edwards's bad drawing of this bird, mista ing it for the Ru fd Grous of that and the neighbouring states, declared it to be an inhabitatt of:Virginia; and upon his authority Edwards gave it as such. This statement however le4 Wilson into the erroneous belide of the identity of the two species, in whc e was further confirmed, when afterthei most careful reseairhes he VOL. 11.-K
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