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Turkish Journal of Zoology

Article Title

The Status of Caucasian Black Grouse (Lyrurus mlokosiewiczi (Tackanowski)) in Turkey and an Observation in Sivrikaya (Rize - ikizdere)

Authors

İdris OĞURLU

DOI

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Abstract

Regular data for observations on Caucasian Black Grouse is highly recent. This study was aimed at providing general information on the range and observing a certain population on a conspicuous point, Sivrikaya for a 10 day-period during its lekking time. Black grouse preferred habitats of meadows (45 %), areas of mixed grass and snow (22.5 %), scrubs (20 %), stony-rocky patches (10 %) and forest edges (2.5 %) on late May-early June in the lekking period, females were in groups while relatively easy to see males were solitary. Total maximum numbers were 59 males and 21 females.

First Page

79

Last Page

83

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