This bird is an extinct population of Greater Prairie Chicken that went extinct in 1932. Its historical distribution was eastern coasts from New Hampshire to at least Virginia. It was common, but it was hunted extensively by European colonists.


  • Title: Heath Hen
  • Type: image
  • Contributor: John Weinstein : The Field Museum of Natural History
  • Rights: (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC

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