NN8439 : Black Grouse (Tetrao tetrix)

taken 12 years ago, 3 km from Garrow, Perth And Kinross, Great Britain

Black Grouse (Tetrao tetrix)
Black Grouse (Tetrao tetrix)
Although sadly on the decline, black grouse can still be found locally in southern and central Scotland. These magnificent birds are best known for their courtship displays, where males perform at traditional 'lek' sites in order to attract the attentions of females. April is a particularly good month to look for the courting behaviour. When a lek is sited near a road, the birds can often be observed by using the car as a hide.
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NN8439, 14 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 8 April, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 24 May, 2007
Category
Birds > Birds   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NN 847 390 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:31.7787N 3:52.5663W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NN 846 390
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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