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Tetrao tetrix
Blackcock Black"cock`, n. (Zo["o]l.) The male of the European black grouse (Tetrao tetrix, Linn.); -- so called by sportsmen. The female is called gray hen. See Heath grouse.
Tetrao tetrix
Heath Heath, n. [OE. heth waste land, the plant heath, AS. h??; akin to D. & G. heide, Icel. hei?r waste land, Dan. hede, Sw. hed, Goth. haipi field, L. bucetum a cow pasture; cf. W. coed a wood, Skr. ksh?tra field. [root]20.] 1. (Bot.) (a) A low shrub (Erica, or Calluna, vulgaris), with minute evergreen leaves, and handsome clusters of pink flowers. It is used in Great Britain for brooms, thatch, beds for the poor, and for heating ovens. It is also called heather, and ling. (b) Also, any species of the genus Erica, of which several are European, and many more are South African, some of great beauty. See Illust. of Heather. 2. A place overgrown with heath; any cheerless tract of country overgrown with shrubs or coarse herbage. Their stately growth, though bare, Stands on the blasted heath. --Milton Heath cock (Zo["o]l.), the blackcock. See Heath grouse (below). Heath grass (Bot.), a kind of perennial grass, of the genus Triodia (T. decumbens), growing on dry heaths. Heath grouse, or Heath game (Zo["o]l.), a European grouse (Tetrao tetrix), which inhabits heats; -- called also black game, black grouse, heath poult, heath fowl, moor fowl. The male is called, heath cock, and blackcock; the female, heath hen, and gray hen. Heath hen. (Zo["o]l.) See Heath grouse (above). Heath pea (bot.), a species of bitter vetch (Lathyris macrorhizus), the tubers of which are eaten, and in Scotland are used to flavor whisky. Heath throstle (Zo["o]l.), a European thrush which frequents heaths; the ring ouzel.

Meaning of Tetrao tetrix from wikipedia

- by Carl Linnaeus, and still bears its original binomial name. Both Tetrao and tetrix come from Ancient Gr**** words referring to some form of game bird...
- with the black grouse (Tetrao tetrix) and the hazel grouse (Tetrastes bonasia) and occasionally with the western capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus), the spruce...
- sawfly larvae being eaten more frequently on cool days. Black grouse (Tetrao tetrix) chicks show a strong preference for sawfly larvae. Sawfly larvae formed...
- closed during the spring breeding season of the endangered black grouse (Tetrao tetrix). During the summer there is a risk of fire in the forest area. Boardwalks...
- silk ****ade and the regimental cap badge surmounted by a black**** (Tetrao tetrix) feather. This last is a tradition taken from the Royal Scots and King's...
- have been reported: Capercaillie or wood grouse (Tetrao urogallus) and black grouse (Tetrao tetrix) in the UK Dusky or blue grouse (Dendragapus obscurus)...
- bird in the grouse family. It is closely related to the black grouse (L. tetrix). It occurs in extreme southeastern Europe and adjacent regions. The scientific...
- colchicus, Common Pheasant (2019) Syrmaticus mikado, mikado pheasant (2018) Tetrao tetrix, black grouse (2014) Order Gaviiformes Gavia stellata, red-throated...
- have including adults of mallard (Anas platyrhynchos), black grouse (Tetrao tetrix), ring-necked pheasant (Phasi**** colchicus), common raven (Corvus corax)...
- Monk parakeet from South America Tetrao urogallus (western capercaillie) - reintroduced into Scotland Tetrao tetrix (black grouse) - reintroduced into...
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