Red Grouse-Ben Tarbet

Ben Tarbet, Loch Druidibeg, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides

Type:Birds - Moorland

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Grouse may be found anywhere on the moor although the higher ground is often better and usually only seen when flushed

Most active just at dark or first light.
Visual Description
Whirring wings and short squat body

Sound
Calls often just before flushing "Go Back, Go Back"

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