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Cock capercaillie at lek

Males gather at dawn in spring and 'lek' to attract females. They are aggressive towards rival males and fighting is common.

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Hen capercaillie in tree

The female is smaller than the male, brown and has a heavily barred black body. She has paler underparts and also a reddish patch on the breast.

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