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willow grouse Line breaks: wil¦low grouse

Definition of willow grouse in English:


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
Example sentences
  • 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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