red grouse

noun

: a ptarmigan (Lagopus scoticus) of the British Isles, closely related to the willow ptarmigan but not turning white in winter as related birds do

called also moorbird, moorfowl, moor game

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“Red grouse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/red%20grouse. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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