Why you should see a black grouse lek and where to go to watch one

One of the most incredible wildlife spectacles of the year is the annual Black Grouse Lek, when these birds strut and display their feathers during their annual courting ritual. The event takes place between March and April and you can see it in the Yorkshire Dales. Black Grouse, painted, by Robert E Fuller The display is spellbinding, if at times a little comical. The males charge around with their curiously-curved tails fanned and erect, wings spread … Continue reading Why you should see a black grouse lek and where to go to watch one