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Cairngorms Capercaillie Project

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Capercaillie Lek Count Report 2024

Find out the results from capercaillie lek counts in 2024

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Birdwatchers, photographers and wildlife guides thanked for leaving capercaillie in peace this spring

Birdwatchers, photographers and wildlife guides thanked for leaving capercaillie in peace this spring.

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What has the project achieved so far?

See what’s been achieved for capercaillie and communities in the Cairngorms

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Support from Scottish Government for coordinated action for capercaillie

Read Lorna Slater’s letter to the Park Authority

Photo: Royal Zoological Society of Scotland

Pioneering study complete into the genetic diversity of capercaillie in the UK

Read the full report from the RZSS WildGenes laboratory

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Capercaillie Lek Count Report 2023

See the full results from capercaillie lek counts in 2023

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Capercaillie carvings get the go-ahead in Carrbridge

The community have voiced support for a new carving in the woods for residents and visitors to enjoy.