ptarmigan

Species spotlight: Grouse and ptarmigan

The hardiest of all British game birds must be the ptarmigan. Scratching a bleak existence from the lichen lined, granite cathedrals of the Scottish Highlands, this bird’s survival through the seasons is nothing short of miraculous. During the short summer

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NEW! The Shooting Show – 2015’s top ten hunting videos

Last year on The Shooting Show, we counted down the top 10 videos since the channel’s inception in 2012. Now, we’ve done it again. We just couldn’t resist bringing you an updated list covering everything we’ve released on The Shooting Show

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Wild sport high on the hills

Charles Bull realises a childhood dream when he goes in search of ptarmigan on the rocky hilltops of Aberdeenshire. As a small boy with aspirations of a fieldsports nature, it was one of my ambitions to venture into the hills

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Ptarmigan of the Beinns

Glen Etive is the auspicious site for a ptarmigan shoot like no other. Charlie Jacoby climbs to the summit for walked-up shooting on the precarious high tops If you don’t know Glen Etive, picture rough Scottish coastline in your mind,

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Skiing for Snow Grouse

Charlie Jacoby climbs up a Swedish mountain to shoot ptarmigan the Scandanavian way – with snowshoes over pointers If a skier carried a gun broken on his lap on a chairlift in the Alps, he’d be behind bars or shot

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Ptarmigan on the high tops

Veteran stalker Peter Carr pulls on his most comfortable boots in  pursuit of Scotland’s hardiest game bird, across some of its most awe-inspiring landscape. In the hunting of ptarmigan, Scotland’s most jaw-dropping vistas are there for the taking for the

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