What is another word for Grilse?

161 synonyms found


[ ɡɹˈɪls], [ ɡɹˈɪls], [ ɡ_ɹ_ˈɪ_l_s]

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Grilse are a type of Scottish wild game bird, which is a subspecies of the Ptarmigan. The name derives from the Gaelic word for "grouse". They are the national bird of Scotland. Grilse can be found in most of Scotland, though they are most abundant in the Highlands and Islands. They are migratory, wintering in the highlands of Scotland and migrating to warmer climes in summer. The typical diet of a grilse consists of grasses, seeds and invertebrates.

The grilse is a bulky bird, with a long tail and a broad chest.

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