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Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus urogallus   - Adult male
Western Capercaillie
Photographer : © Björn Johansson
Location :Sweden
Date : February 2009
English synonyms:Eurasian Capercaillie, Capercaillie, Common Capercaillie, Capercailzie, White-bellied Capercaillie (uralensis), Taiga Dark Capercaillie (urogallus), Black-bellied West European Capercaillie (major)
Bird Family :Phasianidae - Partridges, Chukar, Francolins, Quails, Spurfowl, Pheasants, Tragopans, Monals, Junglefowl, Arguses, Peafowl, Grouse, Ptarmigans & Capercaillies
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Note that this subspecies is not found in the Oriental Region, but this image is placed here as a representative of the species pending acquisition of images of the correct subspecies: uralensis and taczanowskii.
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