In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- It is the home of the lapwing, curlew, golden plover, dunlin and red grouse.
- The problem is that numbers of red grouse are in freefall, continuing a downward trend witnessed over the past 20 years or more.
- Marsden Moor supports large numbers of moorland birds such as the golden plover, red grouse, curlew and the diminutive twite.
- The black grouse needs a more varied habitat than the better-established red grouse.
- Fine weather throughout the spring and early summer has produced encouraging numbers of red grouse for the start of the season on Tuesday.
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