Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Grouse :: Eurasian Capercaillie

Eurasian Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus

Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Western Capercaillie, Capercaillie
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Finland - Jun, 2002 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi 
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Europe to c. Asia;
(1) Nw. Spain (Cantabrian Mountains).
(2) E. Spain (Pyrenees Mountains).
(3) C. Europe from Germany and the Alps to the sw. Balkans, w. Byelorussia, e. Carpathians and n. Macedonia.
(4) Ukraine and Romania in the e. Carpathians and Bulgaria in the Rhodope Mountains.
(5) Scandinavia and Scotland (reintroduced).
(6) Ne. Russia (Kola Peninsula).
(7) Finland and nw. Russia (Russian Karelia).
(8) Byelorussia, n. Ukraine and most of European Russia.
(9) N. Russia from Lake Onega to n. Siberia in the upper Lena River region.
(10) Ne. Russia to w. Purorana Plateau in the lower Yenisei River Valley.
(11) C. and se. Russia.
(12) S. Ural Mountains and sw. Siberia e. to Barnaul.
(13) C. Siberia (lower Yenisey River Valley) s. to Altai Mountains, nw. Mongolia and Transbaicalia.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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