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Synonyms for capercaillie

large black Old World grouse

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Part 2 of the contract - environmental activities related to the restitution of capercaillie in Bory Lower Silesia, in being on the board of superintendence RuszEw
The Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus), also known as the Wood Grouse, is the largest member of the grouse family and is renowned for its mating display.
By this time, Donald had his label going and we decided that was probably the best way forward, but also we knew we needed the support of a major label, financially if nothing else, in order to get another Capercaillie record off the ground, and my own solo album is also a part of that.
It is significant that the stable had the second in this year's Hilary Needler behind impressive winner Don't Tell Mary, but rely on Capercaillie today.
SCOTLAND'S largest bird, the capercaillie, is fighting back from the brink of extinction.
Outdoors, crossbills, crested tits, and fleetingly a capercaillie haunted the magnificent Caledonian pine forests, and the high tops had snow buntings and ptarmigan, but I was after another quarry on this trip.
Karen, of Taynuilt, near Oban, becomes an OBE for services to Gaelic music with her group Capercaillie.
A truly glittering bill also features the Royal Scottish National Orchestra alongside the outstanding Scottish talent of Capercaillie, Rachel Sermanni with Australian guitarist Jeff Lang, and Dougie MacLean, as well as other very special guests from home and abroad.
Master of flute, whistle and Uillean pipes, McGoldrick performs with Capercaillie and Sharon Shannon.
The World Fleadh will comprise of theatre, marquee and outdoor concerts performed by a selection of the world's greatest Celtic and traditional music performers including Scotland's Capercaillie, Carlos Nunez from Galicia in Spain, La Bot-tine Souriante from Canada.
The inspired flautist, whose band included Capercaillie mates Donald Shaw (keyboards) and Ewen Vernal (bass), wowed fans with tracks from award-winning album Fused.
Tha mi a' faicinn gu bheil an cnmhlan-ciuil Capercaillie a' comharrachadh deich ar fhichead bliadhna de bhith a' toirt cenl Gaidhealach do luchd-eisteachd air feadh an t-saoghail, agus meala-naidheachd orra.
Capercaillie has performed well on both starts and dipped under standard time when collecting at Musselburgh this month.
Headlining acts confirmed to date include The Gipsy Kings, John Spillane, the Sharon Shannon Big Band, La Bottine Souriante, Carlos Nunez, Capercaillie and Kila.