Male Western Capercaillie

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Colouring Black-grey body, white speckled tail and spot
Voice Prolonged croaking
Feeds on Pine needles and buds, shoots and leaves
Flight Long low fast flight with heavy wingbeat
Nesting Ground
Social Family Groups
Male Western Capercaillie
Male Western Capercaillie
Also Known As ..
Eurasian Capercaillie
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Base Information
Sex Male
Age Both
Status Secure
Order Galliformes
Family Tetraonidae
Species Tetrao urogallus
Category Gamebirds
StdName Capercaillie
Vital Statistics
Length 23.6 to 33.5 ins
Weight 53.1 to 155.8 ozs
Wingspan 34.3 to 49.2 ins
Lifespan 1 to 10 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Male Western Capercaillie (Species=Tetrao urogallus / Standard Name=Capercaillie)