Friday, February 19, 2016

Urogallo, Capercaillie from Asturias, Spain

Fauna salvaje de Asturias (Wildlife of Asturias)
Urogallo - Tetrao Urogallus
(Western capercaillie)

Foto: Antonio Vazquez

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Asturias is an autonomous community in north-west Spain.

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The western capercaillie, also known as the wood grouse, is the largest member of the grouse family. The largest known specimen, recorded in captivity, had a weight of 7.2 kg (16 lb). 

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