A female of the species on a stone wall by the road over the moors in County Durham on the way to Middleton-in-Teesdale from Brough in Cumbria.
This is always a good place to see grouse quite close up as long as you use the car as a hide.The dry stone walls provide a good perch.
Sony Alpha 350 DSLR,Tamron 70-300 zoom
The Birds Jan 2013
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