Definition of red grouse in English:

red grouse

Syllabification: red grouse

noun

  • A bird of a race of the willow ptarmigan having entirely reddish-brown plumage, native only to the British Isles.
    • Lagopus lagopus scoticus, family Phasianidae (or Tetraonidae)
    More example sentences
    • Marsden Moor supports large numbers of moorland birds such as the golden plover, red grouse, curlew and the diminutive twite.
    • It is the home of the lapwing, curlew, golden plover, dunlin and red grouse.
    • The black grouse needs a more varied habitat than the better-established red grouse.

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