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žišur (today's sample record)

Language: Icelandic

Description: Capercaillie. Black cock. Wood grouse. This large, grouse-like game bird is found in coniferous woodland hills of Scandinavia and Baltic countries, Scotland, the former Yugoslavia and Central Europe with some in the Pyrenees. They are usually found on the floors of coniferous forests during summer and up in the trees in winter.

A rather dejected looking capercaillie sheltering from the rain at the Alpine Zoo in Innbsruck, during the floods of August 2005

Latin: Tetrao urogallus
Ethnicity: Icelandic
Most frequent country: Iceland

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