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Forest Hen

Scientific Name: Tetrastes bonasia

Subspecies: N/A

Distribution: From central Europe, across northern Eurasia to northern Japan.

Habitat: Conifer and mixed forest

Description: Relatively small member of the grouse family. Adult males grey above, with mottled buff, orange, black and browns in wings. Black chin, bordered with white. Boldly spotted white underparts. Female lacks the black bid. 35 -37cm in size.

Hunting method: Walking up with dogs.

Hunting available in: Norway, Sweden, Russia

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