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Biggest Twitch Black Grouse Tour

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Black Grouse surveying the scene

We enjoyed an amazing day in the uplands of North Wales seeing some very special birds. The undoubted highlight was the staggeringly good views of lekking Black Grouse, probably the best views we've ever had of these charismatic birds.

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Enjoying great views of the Black Grouse

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Displaying Black Grouse

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Two male Black Grouse vying to out-do each other at the lek

Of course, we saw many other wonderful birds during our guided day out, including Red Kite, Red Grouse, Mediterranean Gull, Tree Pipit, Dipper, Redstart, Whinchat, Stonechat, Wheatear, Grasshopper Warbler, Garden Warbler, Wood Warbler, Pied Flycatcher and Crossbill.

Why not join us for one of the UK's greatest bird spectacles? Come and see lekking Black Grouse with The Biggest Twitch. We've added two new fixed departure dates to our schedule:

  • Thursday 12 May 2011
  • Thursday 19 May 2011

but of course we can arrange a Black Grouse watching trip to suit you, just drop us a line at with your preferred dates.

A huge thank you to our friend Adrian Foster, aka Misty Duck, for providing the wonderful images of the Black Grouse which he took at the same site where we enjoyed these superb birds. Please note Adrian photographed the birds from his car, so no birds were disturbed whatsoever while taking thise fantastic images.


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