Capercaillie closeup

Side closeup of a male Western Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) singing its courtship song to attract females to its lek, in its characteristic posture, with a raised neck and wide open tail.

Un primer plano lateral de un urogallo (Tetrao urogallus) cantando para atraer hembras a su cantadero, con el cuello estirado y la cola totalmente abierta.

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Nikon D7000, Nikkor 500mm F4, tripod, from a hide
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Date: 30/05/2013

Location: Val de Aran, Spanish Pirineos

Photographer: Arturo de Frias

Capercaillie closeup

Side closeup of a male Western Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) singing its courtship song to attract females to its lek, in its characteristic posture, with a raised neck and wide open tail.

Un primer plano lateral de un urogallo (Tetrao urogallus) cantando para atraer hembras a su cantadero, con el cuello estirado y la cola totalmente abierta.

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Nikon D7000, Nikkor 500mm F4, tripod, from a hide
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Date: 30/05/2013

Location: Val de Aran, Spanish Pirineos

Photographer: Arturo de Frias