A common Eurasian and North American grouse with reddish-brown and white plumage, turning mainly white in winter.
- Lagopus lagopus, family Tetraonidae (or Phasianidae). See also red grouse.
- A white willow grouse on white snow is difficult to spot; you may only see it when it takes off.
- Then you can hunt for capercaillies, black grouses, hazel grouses and willow grouses.
- Several species have been protected by legislation owing to their small numbers, among them are the beavers, red deer, and willow grouses.
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