The red grouse – Lagopus lagopus - is the truly unique native bird of Scotland.
It is at the heart of the magnificent landscape that forms such a large part of Scotland’s stunningly beautiful scenery.
The splendour of Scotland’s renowned purple heather is the home of the red grouse – and this is where it gives in so many different ways.
Tourism, employment, conservation and the creation of a gateway to the countryside all directly benefit from the grouse.
Scotland is a world class destination for country sports such as grouse shooting which are now more accessible to people from all walks of life and are being enjoyed by young and old.
They appreciate and are passionate about the The Gift of Grouse.
Wednesday July 19, 2017
On July 16, The Scottish Mail on Sunday examined the review announced by the Scottish Government that is to look at grouse moor management. That review will also look at proposals for a licensing scheme for grouse estates. As part of their coverage, the paper carried an excellent opinion column from the Speyside Moorland Group. That column …
Friday June 30, 2017
Some of Scotland’s leading chefs have agreed to provide The Gift of Grouse with appetising recipes to make the most of the grouse season come the Glorious 12th. First on the list is Martin Wishart who has created Roast Grouse with Braised Cabbage, Celeriac Puree and Sauce Albert. Martin Wishart likes to feature grouse at all …
Tuesday June 20, 2017
An increasing number of Scottish grouse moors are becoming involved in the “Heads Up For Harriers” project run by PAWScotland and Scottish Natural Heritage. The following article, written for Shooting Times magazine by Tim Baynes of the Scottish Moorland Group, examines what the cameras installed on nests over the last two years have discovered. Have you …