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When a Capper goes bad in the forest

One of the many highlights of our Finland and Norway birding tours is the chance to see a magnificent Capercaillie. Our expert local guide knew just the spot to look for one of these huge grouse.

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We did not have to wait long before this beast of bird appeared

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What a stunning sight, everyone was stunned and amazed by the views

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Cameras clicked and we all soaked up this mega grouse

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The Capper was in the mood to show off and displayed right in front of us

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Alan crept a little closer

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and Brian joined him for that special shot

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Suddenly things changed in an instant and the Capper attacked!

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The Capper charged Alan, who was quick to retreat

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but the Capper was not giving up and gave chase!

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Luckily the Capper decided that honour was restored and showed off again

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But no, the Capper was not done, he then attacked the minibus!

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We left this amazing bird still displaying in the forest, what an encounter!

Come and join us for the brilliant tour in 2014

For details of our tour to Finland and Norway in May/June 2014. You will love it!


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