Grouse is one of the most common birds, and hunting for it is always popular. Maybe it attracts hunters because it is found throughout the forest zone, or maybe because it is very pleasant to hunt, and the grouse itself always attracts our sympathy with its mottled brown-gray color, vivacity of behavior, unusual noisy take-off and remarkable ability to hide in the branches of trees.
Spring grouse hunting is prohibited. This bird forms a pair, each of them has its own plot of courtship, vigilantly guarded by the male. Grouse do not form group currents, like capercaillie or black grouse, but the male nevertheless quickly responds to the challenge of the opponent and hurries to it, showing all his cock prowess. Continue reading