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..     BLACK GROUSE (tetrao tetrix)     ..

a.k.a. BLACKCOCK.

Image: John Gould

Size:-

Voice:-

Habitat:-

Status:-

Egg:-

Length: 40-55cm

Wingspoan: 65-80cm

Weight: 1.0-1.5kg

 

 

 

 

Bubbling 'rrroo-oo-rrroo-rrroo'

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upland moorland and hill farms near forestry plantations.

 

 

 

 

 

Locally common

Red List

 

 

 

 

 

Rob Brown

?x?mm

N.B. EGG COLLECTING IS MURDER. IT IS IMMORAL AND IT IS AGAINST THE LAW.

Best time to see bird: it is a resident, so any time of the year.

Extra Info:-

Eggs:-

Lifespan:-

Population:-

No.:-

Incubation:-

Fledging:-

6-11

25-27 days

10-14 days

Season: May-Jun

9 years

 

 

Breeding: 6500 males

 

 

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