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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