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Black Grouse - Orrfugl - Tetrao tetrix
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Black Grouse are still a regular sight in Øygarden and on Gullfjell. This species is normally seen during winter and spring - partly due to birding effort and partly due to the males being so much more obvious during the spring.

They sometimes cross short stretches of sea to islands along the coast e.g Hernar.

Male Black Grouse, Hernar, Øygarden
Male Black Grouse, Hernar, Øygarden, April 2014

Male Black Grouse
During the spring males can be quite showy, Øygarden, April 2011



Displaying Black Grouse
Displaying Black Grouse,  Øygarden, April 2011






Male Black Grouse
Digiscoped image, Svellingen, Øygarden, January 2004





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