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red grouse

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Definition of red grouse in English:

noun

A bird of a race of the willow grouse having entirely reddish-brown plumage, native only to the British Isles and familiar as a moorland game bird.
  • Lagopus lagopus scoticus, family Phasianidae (or Tetraonidae)
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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