willow grouse


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willow grouse

n
(Animals) a N European grouse, Lagopus lagopus, with a reddish-brown plumage and white wings: now regarded as the same species as the red grouse (L. lagopus scoticus) of Britain
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Lagopus lagopus
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30 harvest rates reported for willow grouse Lagopus lagopus which were also managed by the county Wildlife Management Agency (Hornell-Willebrand 2005).
and the willow ptarmigan or willow grouse (Lagopus lagopus L.
As a hairy-chested, plain-speaking hunter who s aid, "I like to shoot a rifle and I like to kill," Hemingway gunned to death lions, rhinos, hippos, impalas, deer, mule, rabbits, antelopes, grizzly bears, pheasants, buffalos, porcupines, elks, owls, willow grouse, quails, pigeons, ducks, partridges, jacksnipe, blue herons, sage hens and, finally and fittingly, on July 2, 1961, in Ketchum, Idaho, himself.
On the basis of this logic the red grouse, being now perceived as a unique British sub-species of the globally-distributed willow grouse, surely ought to be equally fully protected in the legal sense against all but natural predation.
A `puppy' willow grouse scurries off and, from a clearing, I spot a huge hawk's nest at the top of a tall tree about a kilometre away, the hawks scanning the area for prey.
For example, the circumpolar species Lagopus lagopus (called Willow Ptarmigan, Willow Grouse, and Red Grouse) shows cycles varying in period from 3-4 to [greater than or equal to] 10 yr.
Amongst the most numerous birds in the tundra are ducks and geese, waders, passerines, willow grouse and ptarmigan.
1996: The effects of hunting on willow grouse movements.
Population dynamics of Willow Grouse Lagopus lagopus on an island in North Norway.
1985: Growth and survival of willow grouse chicks in relation to home range size, brood movements and habitat selection.
Micromorphological studies of the small intestine and caeca of wild and captive willow grouse (Lagopus).