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- The report highlights the plight of 20 species, including the song thrush, the corncrake, the crossbill, the capercaillie, the dotterel and black grouse.
- I spot a variety of birds, from a large grouse called the capercaillie to tiny Siberian tits.
- They include pine marten, wildcat, stoat and weasel as well as golden eagles, merlin, peregrine falcon, golden plover and in time black grouse and capercaillie.
- Secondly, those same non-native species are ecologically inappropriate in Europe and underscore various environmental problems such as habitat loss for native flora and fauna affecting capercaillie and black grouse to name two.
- If they do, the capercaillie - the world's largest grouse - is predicted to lose 99 percent of its pine forest habitat.
- Birdwatchers come to Scotland to spot golden and sea eagles, the rare and large-billed Scottish crossbill, and the rare capercaillie.
- They also support a number of threatened and endangered bird species like the capercaillie, the osprey, and the ptarmigan.
- And if you want to do something really unusual, you can go after the mysterious capercaillie, the black grouse-like bird that is also native to Scotland.
- Wire fencing had been used to keep the deer out but this backfired when capercaillies killed themselves by flying into it.
- We have the capercaillie and golden eagle as icons of Scotland and people associate more closely with these birds, which are more common but not endemic.
- They return at dusk with an arctic fox and a large capercaillie that Gallina cooks for dinner.
- And while some had soared like a Cuillins capercailzie - others have crashed like a shot-leaden grouse on the Glorious Twelfth.
- The saving of the capercaillie, which Peter calls the icon of the Scottish pine woods, is high on their list of priorities.
- There are still 226 plant and animal species and 41 natural habitats under threat in Scotland, including capercaillies, cornflowers, red squirrels, dolphins and butterflies.
- There were 20,000 capercaillies in Scotland in the 1970s but 20 years later the number had fallen to fewer than 2000.
- I am pleased that at long last the Executive seems to recognise that it is a very effective predator of the capercaillie.
- One of Scotland's most iconic birds - the capercaillie - will get extra government protection from tomorrow in an attempt to save it from extinction.
- Kevin tells of dropping off a group of climbers for some ice training in the Cairngorms before showing an 80-year-old man his first capercaillie.
- Of course the capercaillie must be saved, but what about other indigenous Scottish species facing extinction?
- The well-supported plan to save the capercaillie has this predator control as a central tenet.