Black Grouse (Lyrurus tetrix)

Black Grouse (Lyrurus tetrix) near Chamonix, France. April 2015. Not baited. Not called in.

Black Grouse (Lyrurus tetrix) near Chamonix, France. April 2015. Not baited. Not called in.

A small population Black Grouse (Lyrurus tetrix) lives in the mountains around Chamonix, France. Here is a beautiful male on of the leks of the area during the parade. Beautiful silhouette and plumage. Enchanting calls. This first experience with this species was memorable.

Love Nature.
Jonathan