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Management of Forests for Capercaillie in Scotland

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Series: Forestry Commission Bulletin Volume: 113

By: R Moss and N Picozzi

32 pages, 14 col plates, figs, tabs

Forestry Commission

Paperback | Dec 1994 | #48416 | ISBN: 0117103292
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Describes the biology and status of capercaillie in Scotland, discusses possible reasons for the decline in their numbers, and gives recommendations for managing forests for them.


Status of capercaillie in Britain; winter foods; summer foods; spacing of capercaillie; capercaillie habitat; climate and weather; hazards and enemies; the decline in numbers; management; key points for managing capercaillie.

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