Hazel Grouse (Tetrastes bonasia)

I have been trying to get a decent picture of a Hazel Grouse for a long time and using my new Panasonic Lumix TZ40 which I am currently trying out, I feel that I have succeeded!!

hazel hen-1 (Medium)

This particular bird was feeding on buds in a Birch tree.  This is a relatively small grouse at 35–39 centimetres (14–15 in) in length.

hazel grouse

The calls of Hazel Grouse remind me of Treecreeper.  You can hear Hazel Grouse calls here,

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