Tetrao urogallus

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Noun1.Tetrao urogallus - large black Old World grouseTetrao urogallus - large black Old World grouse  
grouse - popular game bird having a plump body and feathered legs and feet
genus Tetrao, Tetrao - type genus of the Tetraonidae: capercaillies
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The studies cover six grouse species (Europe: Tetrao urogallus: 7, Lyrururs tetrix: 4, Lagopus lagopus incl.
Foresters plant too many trees in bare areas destroying the natural habitat of western capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus).One of the symbols of the Slovak forests, the wood grouse or western capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) has been dying out for more than 30 years.
Objects of protection on the territory are the following bird species: Ciconia nigra, Pernis apivorus, Milvus migrans, Circaetus gallicus, Aquila pomarina, Aquila chrysaetos, Buteo ryfinus, Falco peregrinus, Alectoris graeca, Bonasa bonasia, Tetrao urogallus, Bubo bubo, Glaucidium passerinum, Aegolius funereus, Caprimulgus europaeus, alcedo attis, Picus canus, Dryocopus martius, Dendrocopos medius, Picoides tridactylus, Dendrocopos syriacus, Lullula arborea, Lanius collurio, Lanius minor, Sylvia nisoria, Emberiza hortulana.
The birds are represented by Aquila chrysaetos, Corvux corax, Tetrao urogallus, and Lacerta viridis or Vipera berus are among the reptile species in the area.
The Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus), also known as the Wood Grouse, is the largest member of the grouse family and is renowned for its mating display.
The coal mines in question are located inside a Natura 2000 site in Laciana valley, near Villablino, Leon, which is home to several critically endangered species, including brown bear (Ursus arctos) and capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus).
% Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus 67 31.3 Black grouse Tetrao tetrix 144 31.3 Hazel grouse Bonasa bonasia 49 22.4 Willow grouse Lagopus lagopus 80 20.0 Total 340 27.4 2004 Samples, Seropositive, Common name no.
The brown bear (Ursus arctos) and the capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) both help spread berry-bearing shrubs.