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Capercaillie, Tetrao urogallus, male displaying in misty pine forest, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland

Meet Project Board member Dr Adam Smith

Dr Adam Smith, formerly of the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT), talks about about why he got involved with the Cairngorms Capercaillie Project

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Project Board meeting notes

Read the latest meeting notes from the Project Board

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Operational Management Team meeting notes

Read the latest meeting notes from the Operational Management Team

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

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Pioneering new ways to monitor capercaillie populations

Find out how we’re working with the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland to help monitor capercaillie populations more accurately

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New action for capercaillie in the Deeside Forest

Media release from the Cairngorms Capercaillie Project

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.

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Measures to save capercaillie outlined

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

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Big Conversations: Disturbance

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