Photo category:
Ungulate ecosystems - Alps
Vertebrates specimen collection
Natural History Museum of Crete exhibition

  • Photo taken by:
    Avramakis, M.
  • Photo taken date:
    March 2013
Black Grouse
Fowl - Quail - Guans - Currasows - Megapodes
Ungulate ecosystems (Alps) diorama

Photo of Black Grouse, Tetrao tetrix. It lives in the mountainous forests and alpine grasslands of the Alps, and the Balkan mountain ranges down to the borders of Greece. In the spring, the males perform a group courtship ritual to attract the females.