Tetrao urogallus Richard Bartz.jpg
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Faimily: Phasianidae
Subfaimily: Tetraoninae
Genus: Tetrao
Species: T. urogallus
Binomial name
Tetrao urogallus
Linnaeus, 1758
Capercailzie (Tetrao urogallus) distribution map (2015)

The capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) is the muckle maist member o the groose faimily.[2] Kye is bein uised for tae impruive the capercaillie's habitat in the wids bi cowpin the grund and trampin the heather doun for tae gie the blaeberry scowth tae growe. The capercaillie chickies eats the wee beasties that bides on the blaeberries.[3]


  1. "Tetrao urogallus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T22679487A85942729. 2016. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22679487A85942729.en.
  2. "Scottish National Dictionary (1700–) CAPERCAILZIE". Dictionar o the Scots Leid. Retrieved 1 September 2020.
  3. "Grazing cattle boost capercaillie habitat". BBC News (in Inglis). 22 Januar 2022. Retrieved 22 Januar 2022.