Caucasian Black Grouse

As with many gamebirds, the cock is larger than the hen , measuring 50–55 cm compared to her length of 37–42 cm. The cock is very distinctive, with all-black plumage, apart from red eyebrows, and a long, deeply forked tail. The female Caucasian Grouse is grey with dark barring, and has a cackling call.

The Caucasian Black Grouse is classified as Near Threatened (NT), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.

Photo Wanted The Caucasian Black Grouse (Tetrao mlokosiewiczi) is a large bird in the grouse family. It is closely related to the Eurasian Black Grouse (T. tetrix). The scientific name of this bird commemorates the Polish naturalist Ludwik Mlokosiewicz. Description It occurs in extreme southwestern Europe and adjacent regions. This is perhaps the least-known of all grouse in the world, and it was formerly classified as Data Deficient by the IUCN. More

Caucasian Black Grouse Conservation in Georgia Introduction Project Summary Data Collation Ecological and Population Studies Monitoring Planning Management Planning Regional and International Coordination Public Awareness Project Progress Reports Project Partners Project Donors E-mail Discussion Group - Introduction The Caucasian Black Grouse (Tetrao mlokosiewiczi) is classified as a species of global conservation concern More

Caucasian Black Grouse in Turkey General Information Conservation Project Resources Contact Us Address Doga Dernegi Kennedy Cad. Boylu Apt. No:50/19 Kavaklidere Ankara - Turkey Telephone +90 312 448 0537 - 448 09 56 Fax +90 312 448 0258 Email onder.cirik@dogadernegi. More

Caucasian Black Grouse in Turkey General Information Conservation Project Resources Caucasian Black Grouse One of the public awareness material of our project the CBG poster has been printed with the title "Bu dağların uşağı". The poster will be circulated in north-eastern Turkey, mainly in Trabzon, Rize, Artvin and Ardahan provinces through governmental offices, schools and NGOs. More

For the purposes of our bird news services, Caucasian Black Grouse is classed as ungraded: species which are unlikely to appear as wild birds in Britain or Ireland (Note that rarity levels are currently applied nationally and may not reflect local variations in abundance. More

of Caucasian Black Grouse at around 2,675 birds Zoom In Festival celebrates Turkey's 'birch chicken' = 16-06-2006 The Caucasian Black Grouse Tetrao mlokosiewiczi, known locally as Dağ Horozu (‘cockerel of the mountain’) or Huş Tavuğu (‘birch chicken’), is one of the least known birds in Turkey. More

Caucasian Black Grouse by providing comprehensive information on species biology, behavior, ecology, distribution, threats and conservation measures, and also on organizations involved in research and conservation of this species across the Caucasus region and internationally. Book contains about 40 unique illustrations of Caucasian Black Grouse, its habitats and other species at this habitats. More

“Conservation of the Caucasian black grouse, one of only three endemic birds in the Caucasus, is very challenging but rewarding work.” Since his early childhood in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, Elchin has always loved animals, especially birds. He was always bringing home different types of birds, both wild and domestic, but it was not until his studies at the Moscow State University that he started serious scientific research on birds, and now he is one of Azerbaijan’s leading ornithologists. More

Order : Galliformes
Family : Phasianidae
Genus : Tetrao
Species : mlokosiewiczi
Authority : Taczanowski, 1875