VIDEO: Snow cooled down grouse display

Video Ahto Täpsi
Photos Arne Ader
Translation Liis
Black grouse     Teder        Tetrao tetrix
During the first great and lasting thaw in February black grouse mating displays, or leks, certainly could be seen. See earlier article : LINK
More snow fell, and the grouse again sit in birches or  alders, feeding on the catkins and buds. It will still be some time before matings begin.
Black grouse cock
Black grouse hen




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