About a note of G. Litvinenko «Hazel Grouse in Sumy district» discovered in archives of professor V.G. Averin. - N.P. Knysh, A.N. Gudina. - Avifauna of Ukraine. 5. 2014. - P. 48-51.
A short manuscript found in archives clarified the origin of primary data about a case of shooting of a Hazel Grouse near Sumy (NE Ukraine) in October of 1926. [Russian].
Key words: Tetrastes bonasia, Sumy region, fauna, distribution.
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