Grouse species in Europe



In the following, the European grouse species are shortly introduced.

Capercaillie
Capercaillie
Black Grouse
Black Grouse
Willow Ptarmigan
Willow Ptarmigan
Rock Ptarmigan
Rock Ptarmigan
Hazel Grouse
Hazel Grouse




Text and maps are extracted from:

Storch, I. (2000): Grouse Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan 2000 - 2004. WPA/BirdLife/SSC Grouse Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland. Switzerland and Cambridge, UK and the World Pheasant Association, Reading, UK., 112.


The original text can be obtained by:
http://www.iucn.org/themes/ssc/actionplans/grouse/contents.pdf

For further information please visit the homepage of the Grouse specialist group (World Pheasant Association / WPA):
http://www.gct.org.uk/gsg/