Tag Archives: black grouse

Who’s protecting the lambs?

I am entirely supportive of using the law to protect wildlife from persecution. And I fully recognise that nature truly is “red in tooth and claw”. But whether we like it not we live in an environment which is managed … Continue reading

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Croick Estate

Originally posted on Working for grouse:
Stags at Croick Just worth mentioning that I had a fantastic visit to Croick Estate in Sutherland over the weekend. This post is brief because there will be an awful lot more to come…

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Grouse counts 2012

We have now completed our red and black grouse counts for 2012. Red grouse numbers were down slightly from last year, but not disastrously so, and all the birds we saw were big and fit. Black grouse broods also continue … Continue reading

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