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Red Grouse Game Bird

Red Grouse Game Bird

The 'famous' grouse of whisky bottles and rich man's 'sport', the Red Grouse is slightly larger than the Ptarmigan and retains dark brown wings throughout the year...

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Ptarmigan Game Bird

Bewick Swan Game Bird

The Ptarmigan undergoes remarkable plumage changes with the seasons, in order to have the optimum camouflage for local conditions. In winter the plumage is completely white with a black tail, the male only showing black lores...

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Black Grouse Game Bird

Black Grouse Game Bird

The male is a striking bird, glossy black over most of the body and with a long lyre-shaped tail that is elevated and spread during lekking displays. The undertail is white, and during display this is fanned upwards to show as a big white nappy...

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Capercaillie Game Bird

Capercaillie Swan Game Bird

The male is a huge beast of a gamebird, with blackish-slate overall plumage, a big head, shaggy throat and a big, broad black tail that it cocks and spreads turkey-like when displaying...

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Red leg Partridge Game Bird

Red leg Partridge Game Bird

A dumpy gamebird, it differs from the Grey Partridge in having a black bridle through the eye, curving down across the top of the breast to enclose a white throat. A whitish supercilium outlines a grey and brown crown, and the bill, eye-ring and legs are bright red...

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Pheasant Game Bird

Pheasant Game Bird

The male is unmistakable, a big, brightly plumaged bird with a long olive-brown, black-barred tail, a metallic green head with a large red wattle around the eyes, little tufts at the rear of the crown and a copper-coloured body marked with black and pale scallops...

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