January

  • Working alongside the world’s largest grouse

    Working alongside the world’s largest grouse

    in: Auchnerran Blog under: Nature , GWCT Scotland

    The capercaillie is a truly magnificent species, one that almost seems too significant and primeval to occur in the small remaining pockets of Caledonian pine forests in the 21st century. The small, declining population of this species is now centred in Strathspey, with fewer individuals occurring in Deeside and Easter Ross. This, sadly, makes observing capercaillie particularly rare in Scotland.

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