(syn. Tetraogallus Ϯ Caucasian Snowcock T. caucasicus) According to Mochul’skiy 1839, Chourtka was a name given to the Caucasian Snowcock by the mountain tribesmen. Var. Chourtha.

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Jobling, J. A. (2018). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2018). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from on 12 December 2018).