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A wild male Black Grouse (Lyrurus tetrix) guarding his patch. Taken last week near Aviemore, Cairngorms National Park. Due to the fast moving storm clouds and non-stop rain, interspersed by fleeting moments of clear sky, there were many interesting changes of light during the 30 minutes or so of dawn shooting.Taken 19.2m from subject, tripod. Please click on image to view on black.

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