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 Western Capercaillie

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Wood Grouse

Alternate name
Tetrao urogallus Scientific name 
Galliformes Order
Phasianidae  Family   
Male 74-90 cm     Female 54-63 cm.     Length
Boreal forest Habitat
4-12 average 8 Clutch Eggs
Berries. seeds, shoots, buds, flowers, insects. Food    Diet
Detailed info                                                              Habits
292 World No

Least Concern                            

 view photos Photo by Stefan Johansson. all rights reserved Apr 07  

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view photos June 6, 2006 Photo by hjfklein all rights reserved 

Two stories   "The brave"

"The too brave".

Video by KBKarwin

Western Capercaillie Display
(Tetrao urogallus)
Patrik ?erg XC29637
30-11-2008, Sweden
Western Capercaillie Display
(Tetrao urogallus)
Patrik ?erg XC30157
31-01-2009, Sweden
Western Capercaillie song
(Tetrao urogallus)
Patrik ?erg XC26782
03-05-2006, Sweden
Western Capercaillie song
(Tetrao urogallus)
Patrik ?erg XC26781
14-05-1977, Sweden
Western Capercaillie Call
(Tetrao urogallus)
Bram Piot XC26546
07-05-2008, France
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