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Synonyms for capercaillie

large black Old World grouse

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2011a: Persistence of Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) lekking areas depends on forest cover and fine-grain fragmentation of boreal forest landscapes.--Ornis Fennica 88: 14-29.
The capercaillie or "capper" can weigh up to four kilograms.
"When I'm monitoring the capercaillie I have to get up at 2.30am.
"When Charles finally came along the line he said: 'Tell me, are you still singing with Capercaillie?'"
Species with most hits overall were willow ptarmigan (447), capercaillie (374), ruffed grouse (355) and black grouse (294), while black-billed capercaillie Tetrao parvirostris, Caucasian black grouse Tetrao mlokosiewiczi, Siberian grouse Dendragapus falcipennisand Gunnison sage-grouse Centrocercusminimus each had < 10 hits (see Table 3).
The SCOTLAND:The Big Picture Conference will explore the potential for rewilding large parts of Scotland's forests, peatlands, rivers, moorlands and seas, and the benefits this could bring for declining wildlife such as red squirrel, wildcat and capercaillie, as well as for people's health, wellbeing and employment.
STELLAR CAST TO SHINE FOR LEGENDARY FIDDLER Hollywood actor Kevin McKidd, Capercaillie's Karen Matheson and River City actor Iain Robertson are joining forces with some of Scotland's finest exponents of traditional Scottish music for a fundraiser at Aberdeen's Music Hall tomorrow.
CANNOCK PS110,000 Belvoir estate agents are pleased to market this two-bedroomed first floor apartment in Capercaillie Drive, Cannock.
One in 11 Scottish species are endangered by our changing climate, including the beloved capercaillie, puffin and the white-beaked dolphin.
One in 11 Scottish species are endangered by our changing climate, including the capercaillie, puffin and white-beaked dolphin.
Gordon instilled a great passion in them for playing pipes with other instruments and they have gone on to play in many leading Scottish bands including Treacherous Orchestra, Old Blind Dogs, Salsa Celtica, Dougie Maclean, Shooglenifty and Capercaillie.
SCOTLAND'S wildlife - including Atlantic salmon, the capercaillie and the freshwater pearl mussel, - could be at risk from climate change, a report warns.
The aggressive capercaillie made advances to ramblers on the Glen Tanar estate near Aboyne in Aberdeenshire.
The discoveries were made in Capercaillie in the central North Sea, and in Achmelvich, west of Shetland, the company said in a statement.
The discoveries are Capercaillie, in Block 29/4e in the Central North Sea, and Achmelvich, in Block 206/9b west of Shetland.