Male Black Grouse

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Colouring Glossy black body, white tail and wing stripe
Voice Male far carrying coo, female gruff bark
Feeds on Seeds, berries, buds, shoots and insects
Flight Stong and direct, often high
Nesting Ground
Social Flocks
Male Black Grouse
Male Black Grouse
Also Known As ..
Eurasian Black Grouse
Page Last Updated 11/2/2019 8:25:10 PM
Base Information
Sex Male
Age Both
Status Vulnerable
Order Galliformes
Family Tetraonidae
Species Tetrao tetrix
Category Gamebirds
StdName Eurasian Black Grouse
Vital Statistics
Length 15.7 to 21.7 ins
Weight 26.5 to 49.6 ozs
Wingspan 25.6 to 31.5 ins
Lifespan 1 to 5 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Medium
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Male Black Grouse (Species=Tetrao tetrix / Standard Name=Eurasian Black Grouse)