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Yup, it's a Capercaillie.

Out and about yesterday whom should come strolling up the track to meet us...

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...more in comments.

Posted at 21st Mar 2012 - 09:51AM   Posted by Fairy Nuff   Yup, it's a Capercaillie. Comments: 11

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Fairy Nuff's Avatar He let us take a few photos while he showed us who was Boss.

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and was so worried by us he stopped for some lunch!

WW I'm glad I'm not the only one to be interested in things such as Caper poo!
Full of very dessicated pine needlesShocked



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Posted by: Fairy Nuff on 21st Mar 2012 at 09:59AM

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Fairy Nuff's Avatar Gawd knows what happened there....the photo should have been before the last comment and the smilies have gone mad!!!

Posted by: Fairy Nuff on 21st Mar 2012 at 10:01AM

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Westerwitch's Avatar Wow so very VERY envious . . . poo and all

Posted by: Westerwitch on 21st Mar 2012 at 10:03AM

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Westerwitch's Avatar They are supposed to be very shy and difficult to see and your practically gives you a business card.

Posted by: Westerwitch on 21st Mar 2012 at 10:04AM

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Fairy Nuff's Avatar Actually he's picked a forest walk to set up home but they should be lecking soon so hopefully he will bog off somewhere with more girlies and less people.

Posted by: Fairy Nuff on 21st Mar 2012 at 10:13AM

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Westerwitch's Avatar Oh I hope so too before some idiot thinks he would look good dead and stuffed . . .

Posted by: Westerwitch on 21st Mar 2012 at 10:20AM

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Faith's Avatar He's fantastic - lucky you! What's lecking?

Posted by: Faith on 21st Mar 2012 at 10:24AM

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Fairy Nuff's Avatar The top male sets himself up to attract a hareem in a bit of the forest, often a small clearing with a mound in it which is called a Leck...which the other males then try to oust him from making the most gawd awful clucking sound like beer glugging out of a bottle only louder.

Posted by: Fairy Nuff on 21st Mar 2012 at 10:31AM

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Arosebyanyothername's Avatar Nothing like that in our garden! Leaf green with envyMr. Green

Posted by: Arosebyanyothername on 21st Mar 2012 at 10:44AM

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CalicoKate's Avatar How amazing, what a lucky pair you were/are. I'm always fascinated by 'leavings'!Rolling EyesWink

Posted by: CalicoKate on 21st Mar 2012 at 10:57AM

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Lampworkbeader's Avatar Jealous of West Sussex has to make do with greenfinches and a robin Bah!

Posted by: Lampworkbeader on 21st Mar 2012 at 01:25PM

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