Sentence Examples with the word blackcock

The blackcock then rejoins his male associates, and the female is left to perform the labours of hatching and rearing her young brood.

The blackcock is very generally distributed over the highland districts of northern and central Europe, and in some parts of Asia.

On the upper verge of the pine forests, or in the scrubby vegetation just beyond, the following are not uncommon - black woodpecker (Picus martius), ring-ousel (Turdus torquatus), Bonelli's warbler (Phylloscopus Bonellii), crested tit (Parus cristatus), citril finch (Citrinella alpina), siskin (Chrysomitris spinus), crossbill (Loxia curvirostra), nutcracker (Nucifraga caryocatactes), blackcock (Tetrao tetrix), and the alpine varieties of the marsh-tit (Parus palustris, borealis) and tree-creeper (Certhia familiaris, costae).

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Ptarmigan and blackcock are found in many districts, partridges and pheasants are carefully preserved, and the capercailzie, once extirpated, has been restored to some of the Highland forests.

The game, which is abundant, consisting of blackcock and grouse, is strictly preserved.