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Black Grouse (Lyrurus tetrix)

 
 

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21:46 19/06/08
22:02 22/05/08
19:40
Notable
10:15 07/05/07
08:00
18:47 30/01/04
18:24 15/12/03
13/12 12:00
21:34 07/12/03
14:30

10 reports returned.

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undisclosed site, Finland
07/05/17
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undisclosed site, Finland
11/05/17
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undisclosed site, Finland
11/05/17
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undisclosed site, Finland
07/05/17
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undisclosed site, Finland
07/05/17
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undisclosed site, Durham
20/02/17
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Langdon Beck, Durham
10/02/17 Notable photo
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Langdon Beck, Durham
29/01/17
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undisclosed site, Cumbria
14/01/17
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undisclosed site, Northumb
18/01/16
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undisclosed site, Perth/Kinross
19/12/15
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undisclosed site, Perth/Kinross
12/12/15
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undisclosed site, Perth/Kinross
12/12/15
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undisclosed site, Highland
14/10/15
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Viiksimo, Finland
12/09/15
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Viiksimo, Finland
12/09/15
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Kuusamo, Finland
28/04/14
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private site, Lothian
28/02/15
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undisclosed site, Northumb
21/02/15
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Upper Teesdale NNR, Durham
19/02/15
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undisclosed site, Northumb
20/02/15
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undisclosed site, Northumb
15/02/15
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undisclosed site, Aberdeenshire
22/01/15
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undisclosed site, N Yorks
10/01/15
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undisclosed site, N Yorks
10/01/15

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hide section European breeding populations (24)

Black Grouse breeds in the following countries (Bird News Extra subscribers will see population statistics and information on trends for each country, and a map of population densities):

Albania
Austria
Belarus
Belgium
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Italy
Latvia
Lichtenstein
Lithuania
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Romania
Russia
Slovakia
Slovenia
Sweden
Switzerland
Ukraine

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Mon 03/04/17
Black Grouse thriving in Scottish highlands
Black Grouse thriving in Scottish highlands
Black Grouse has continued to increase in number in the Scottish highlands, according to RSPB survey work.  read on read on
Mon 21/03/16
RSPB: Spike in numbers for iconic Scottish grouse
RSPB Spike in numbers for iconic Scottish grouse
The RSPB reports encouraging news on Black Grouse in Perthshire, and offers an opportunity to witness lekking birds.  read on read on
Tue 30/12/14
Scottish Natural Heritage: Black Grouse in southern Scotland in long-term decline
Scottish Natural Heritage Black Grouse in southern Scotland in long-term decline
A new report has called for greater and more sustained co-operative action to help save threatened Black Grouse populations in southern Scotland.  read on read on
Mon 20/10/14
Poultry disease spreading to wild grouse
Poultry disease spreading to wild grouse
A parasitical disease normally found in domestic poultry is rapidly spreading to our native Red and Black Grouse populations.  read on read on
Tue 06/03/12
RSPB: Black Grouse numbers on the rise in Scotland
RSPB Black Grouse numbers on the rise in Scotland
The number of Black Grouse in Scotland has risen, according to new figures.  read on read on
Fri 11/12/09
Forestry Commission: New woods to take root in the northeast
Forestry Commission New woods to take root in the northeast
Cash pledge is a boost for Black Grouse in the Northumberland National Park.  read on read on
Wed 28/01/09
RSPB: Mixed year for Black Grouse
RSPB Mixed year for Black Grouse
Whisky deal will help boost fortunes of one of UK's rarest birds.  read on read on
Tue 26/08/08
Forestry Commission: Action for nature in Scotland's woodlands
Forestry Commission Action for nature in Scotland's woodlands
A new co-ordinated plan to improve habitat for Black Grouse and Capercaillie as well as butterflies and juniper.  read on read on
Wed 07/03/07
Research: Free-riding Snow Sports, a Novel Serious Threat to Wildlife
Research Free-riding Snow Sports, a Novel Serious Threat to Wildlife
Research shows that trendy snow sports are threatening the survival of Alpine wildlife, particularly for species such as the Black Grouse.  read on read on
Fri 22/12/06
RSPB: Can't see the grouse for the trees: New study to aid recovery plan for endangered species
RSPB Can't see the grouse for the trees
A direct link has been established for the first time between falling Black Grouse numbers and maturing commercial forestry plantations.  read on read on
Tue 21/03/06 Webzine subscribers only
Black Grouse in the Upper Derwent Valley – an Update
Black Grouse in the Upper Derwent Valley – an Update
A project to re-introduce Black Grouse to the Upper Derwent Valley, in the heart of the Derbyshire Peak District, was started in October 2003. It is hoped that the project will result in the first wild-bred birds in the Valley for over 20 years.  log in log in
Tue 17/01/06
Back from the Brink. No 2: Black Grouse
Back from the Brink. No 2
The second of our articles based on a RSPB booklet charting the recovery of some of the UK's rarest breeding birds. Here we look at Black Grouse.  read on read on
Wed 15/10/03
National Trust: Black Grouse return to the Upper Derwent Valley
National Trust Black Grouse return to the Upper Derwent Valley
The re-introduction of Black Grouse to the Upper Derwent Valley, in the heart of the Derbyshire Peak District, has begun; Matthew Capper outlines the project.  read on read on

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