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Viewing website implies consent to set cookies on your computer. Full details Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Archaeology Group
Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 436
 Date Entered 24/01/2012
 Updated on 24/01/2012
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Fauna
 Record Type Fauna HER
 Site Access Private
 Record Date 24/01/2012
 Location Arkengarthdale
 Civil Parish Arkengarthdale
 Brit. National Grid Hidden
 Record Name Black Grouse
 Record Description A total of eight black grouse (or grey hens) were counted during a recent walk in Arkengarthdale by SWAAG Members. Initially five were perched on a drystone wall. Soon to be joined by three more in flight, see tele photos.
 Dimensions N/A
 Additional Notes A total of 500 Male Black Grouse have been recorded across England during 2011 which was an exceptionally good breeding year, with five males on the Catterick and Feldom Training Area, inf Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust. There are small isolated populations of Black Grouse on some more remote, quiet moors in the NE Pennines.
 Image 1 ID 2139         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Five black grouse sitting on a wall...
 Image 2 ID 2138         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description ...then there were four ...
 Image 3 ID 2137         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description, eight!
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