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Synonyms for capercaillie

large black Old World grouse

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In the early 1960s, the population of capercaillies in the Lower Silesia Forest was the largest in Poland, estimated at 360 birds (Bula 1969), but by 2009 only two birds remained (Merta et al.
In this paper, we present a data set of 139 days of continuous radio-tracking combined with direct observations obtained among 22 capercaillies released into the Lower Silesia Forest, Poland.
From frogs and baby birds to capercaillies & roe deer, the golden eagle is deadly
"I don't think it would encourage people to go out hunting capercaillies."
Wildlife experts warned anyone caught trying the recipe for roast capercaillie faces a pounds 5000 fine.
The capercaillie will be given maximum legal protection under legislation proposed by Scotland's Environment Minister, Sam Galbraith.
Meanwhile, a proposed housing development of 48 homes on woodland threatens capercaillie habitat in Nethy Bridge, near Aviemore, according to local conservationists.
Stourport began with an 11-4 defeat of Firebrands, having competed strongly against Capercaillies Saturday, losing 8-6 after on against Caper having performed below par in the 5-2 defeat by Beeston.
DEDICATED Wildlife lovers Andy and Lindsay CUTE This squirrel was snapped after a long wait in Rothiemurchus STANDOUT A ptarmigan seen on a cold, crisp winter day in Cairngorms National Park STRIKING Capercaillie and a red stag are among their best shots SEAL AWAY A grey seal seen at Burghead Harbour on the Moray coast ON THE HOOF This feral goat was seen in the Monadhliath mountains in Inverness-shire FACE OFF A bottlenose dolphin off Fortrose, and a red grouse seen near Tomatin OTT AND COLD This beautiful otter was snapped by the Howards on the Isle of Mull FURBALL White hare which was spied in the northern corries in Cairngorms National Park
They're also hoping for a fine summer, as capercaillies need warm, dry weather to breed.
THE capercaillie could die out in Scotland unless humans act now to protect it, experts have warned.
The amazing courtship dance of capercaillies in a forest clearing on Speyside near Aviemore will be relayed by hidden cameras to the nearby RSPB centre at Boat of Garten.