Male displaying in the lek, perched on a beech branch. Macho en canto nupcial, en una rama de haya de su cantadero.

Male displaying in the lek, perched on a beech branch. Macho en canto nupcial, en una rama de haya de su cantadero.
Species: Western Capercaillie   Tetrao urogallus
Subspecies: cantabricus
Author: José M. Formentí
Date: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2001
Added to IBC: 22 Sep 2009 - 12:53
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1024 meters
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There was another male displaying 200 meters away; cantabricus is a critically endargered subespecies of Capercaille.
Había otro macho cantando a unos 200 metros, lo que parecía excitar aún más a este ejemplar; el urogallo cantábrico es una subespecie en preocupante peligro de extinción

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Citation

José M. Formentí, IBC948498. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/948498.

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José M. Formentí, IBC948498. Photo of Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus at Redes Natural Park, Spain. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/948498.

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