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The Western Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus), also known as the Wood Grouse…

Capercaillie - photo by Daniel Trim, via Flickr;  The Western capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus), also known as the wood grouse or heather cock, is the largest member of the grouse family. It is found in parts of Europe and Asia.

Western capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus), also known as the wood grouse or heather cock, is the largest member of the grouse family.

Tjäder (Tetrao urogallus) | ©photo: Hasse Andersson

Tjäder (Tetrao urogallus) | ©photo: Hasse Andersson

Western Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) UK

Capercaillie, Western Capercaillie, Wood Grouse or Heather Cock - breeding across northern parts of Europe and western and central Asia in mature conifer forests

Capercaillies survive best where pine woodland intermingles with boggy heath and plentiful supplies of bilberry. They are a huge, woodland grouse. They spend a lot of time feeding on the ground, but may also be found in trees, feeding on shoots. Found in Scottish native pinewood, a rare and vulnerable habitat, and in commercial conifer plantations. The UK capercaillie population has declined so rapidly that it is at very real risk of extinction (for the second time) and is a 'Red List'…

Capercaillies survive best where pine woodland intermingles with boggy heath and plentiful supplies of bilberry. They are a huge, woodland grouse. They spend a lot of time feeding on the ground, but may also be found in trees, feeding on shoots. Found in Scottish native pinewood, a rare and vulnerable habitat, and in commercial conifer plantations. The UK capercaillie population has declined so rapidly that it is at very real risk of extinction (for the second time) and is a 'Red List'…

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Black grouse (Tetrao tetrix) The Black grouse is a sedentary species, breeding across northern Eurasia in moorland and bog areas near to woodland, mostly boreal. It is often used as a “game bird” for.

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