Capercaillie



a large grouse, Tetrao urogallus, of Eurasian forests.
Historical Examples

British Birds in their Haunts Rev. C. A. Johns
The History of the European Fauna R. F. Scharff
British Birds in their Haunts Rev. C. A. Johns

noun
a large European woodland grouse, Tetrao urogallus, having a black plumage and fan-shaped tail in the male

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