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Le Grand Tétras - Pyrénées

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Le Grand Tétras - Pyrénées - Jean-François Marsalle

Pyrenean origin, since my childhood mountain has always been present in my vie.Durant my adolescence, it is the encounter with a ranger, photographer and ornithologist who opens my eyes to the fascinating world of wildlife of montagne.1979, I bought my first camera, a Nikon FE and I introduced him to take vue.Fin 80, I get high mountain guide and ski instructor national. I travel tirelessly classics of mountaineering and sport climbing sites. I am currently working in mountain rescue Hautes-Pyrenees, in PGHM 65.
Author-photographer in 2011, I have the chance to be a finalist in international photography contest nature Namur and Montier en Der. I get my first publications in the same year.

Or Capercaillie Capercaillie is the largest mountain galliform Europe. This is a rare and difficult to observe and living in wilderness removed. The Pyrenees are still one of its last refuges French, even if present in small quantities in the Cevennes, the Vosges and the Jura. Our beloved mountains still harbor hard forest path where this mythical bird is the tranquility needed.

The species remains fragile. In almost fifty years, the Pyrenean population lost 70% of its workforce... The development of mountain tourism, the opening of accessible forest tracks, poaching and hunting are the main causes.

There is significant sexual dimorphism in the plumage color and size. The female of a red color, is much smaller, very discreet. The rooster has a powerful allure, a broken beak, a prominent red eyebrow. Its short wings do not make him a tall ship but it still surprised by the speed with which it is able to squeeze between the trees gliding. This is often the first observation that summarizes the fleeting image...

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