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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A non-possessive, direct anaphoric use of the possessive suffix to mark an already mentioned referent, which is known to be a common feature of many Uralic languages (Budzisch 2017), is found in the text about a willow grouse, where the mention of the bird in a subsequent sentence requires marking with a possessive affix:
Willow grouse Lagopus lagopus were studied with the same methods in Sweden and Norway.
Two species are covered by our study: the rock ptarmigan or rock grouse (Lagopus muta M.) and the willow ptarmigan or willow grouse (Lagopus lagopus L.).
% 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.
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.
The willow grouse (Lagopus lagopus) and ptarmigan (L.
Growth and survival of willow grouse chicks in relation to home range size, brood movements and habitat selection.--Ornis Scand.
Population dynamics of Willow Grouse Lagopus lagopus on an island in North Norway.