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A small Eurasian woodland grouse with mainly grayish plumage.
- ‘The afternoon is dedicated to the traditional shooting of turtle-doves and hazel grouses.’
- ‘There are plenty of hazel grouses and rabbits all over the territory.’
- ‘Then you can hunt for capercaillies, black grouses, hazel grouses and willow grouses.’
- ‘Wood grouses, hazel grouses and black cocks are attracted by cedars.’
- ‘The hazel grouse is at risk of being renamed once again.’
- ‘Among hunting species are wood grouses, hazel grouses, black grouses, ptarmigans and ducks.’
- ‘The mountain is inhabited by various wild birds such as black grouses, owls, woodpeckers, and hazel grouses.’
- ‘Eight individuals of hazel grouse were captured and they were marked with a transmitter.’
- ‘The hazel grouse is found in northern Europe.’
- ‘There are wood grouses, black grouses, hazel grouses, partridges, nutcrackers, and others.’
- ‘Pheasants, wild pigeons and hazel grouses live in the woods, and are never disturbed at the sight of humans.’
- ‘Further south are vast forests where hazel grouse and capercaillie occur.’
- ‘This was followed by breast of hazel grouse with Madeira sauce.’
- ‘Twenty-six hazel grouse were radio-tracked and he got good results on their winter social behaviour.’
- ‘Jays, woodpeckers, hawks, hazel grouses, partridges: all these birds can be met here.’
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