Capercaillie or wood grouse or heather cock eggs

Description
Clutch of 9 eggs collected on 23 May 1943. The record card reads ‘ [nest] At foot of tree in wood. A very muchly varied set’.
Accession Loan No.
46/2010/2
Collection Class
Birds
Common Name
capercaillie or wood grouse or heather cock eggs
Simple Name
bird: eggs
Full Name
PHASIANIDAE: Tetrao urogallus: capercaillie
Period Classification
World War II (1939-1945); Modern (1900-)
Family Group

Collector / Excavator
Murison, G (collection): Gowland, C H (from the collection of): M., C S (from the collection of)
Collection Town
Durris
Collection County
Aberdeenshire
Collection Country
United Kingdom: Scotland
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Phylum
CHORDATA: VERTEBRATA
Family
PHASIANIDAE
Genus
Tetrao
Species
urogallus

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