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Capercaillie, Tetrao urogallus, female on ground at lek in pine forest, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland

Our response to online comments about the project

Read our response to recent online comments about the project and its work

Capercaillie, Tetrao urogallus, male displaying surrounded by hens on lek at sunrise, April

Police Scotland arrest man for disturbing lekking capercaillie

A statement from the project in response to an individual being charged for intentionally disturbing a capercaillie whilst it is lekking.


Measures to save capercaillie outlined

Find out more about the new NatureScot report on capercaillie conservation and management.

2F2G42G Capercaille - Hen on Nest
Tetrao urogallus

Big Conversations: Disturbance

Join us for a fresh conversation about the issue of disturbance to capercaillie.


New lek data reveals challenges for capercaillie

Media release from the Cairngorms National Park Authority


Keeping capercaillie safe in the spring: What you can do to help

Like all ground nesting birds, capercaillie need peace and safety while rearing their chicks. Here’s how you can help ensure they remain safe from disturbance

Capercaillie chick

Extra care needed to allow capercaillie to thrive in the Cairngorms this spring

Media release from the Cairngorms Capercaillie Project


Cairngorms Capercaillie Project creates new jobs to help the environment and the economy

Media release from the Cairngorms Capercaillie Project