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Western capercaillie

Tetrao urogallus


Capercaillies are almost turkey-size. Their number decreases since the natural habitats disappear. Some capercaillies turn "mad" in the lekking season or autumn.


Capercaillies live in the pine forests and peat-bogs of Estonia.

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Zlatan Celebic
Zlatan Celebic 3 years ago

Wow! Really great spotting - in spite of their presence in our area, this one still eludes me... Congrats!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 3 years ago

Great series. Sure looks mad.

Wow Rein,awesome series,congrats and thaks for sharing

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Spotted on May 22, 2017
Submitted on Nov 14, 2017

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