How you can help

Please continue to let capercaillie breed in peace and encourage others to do the same.


Please do not go looking for capercaillie this spring.

Last year, the majority of birdwatchers, photographers and wildlife guides chose not to look for capercaillie during the breeding season.

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It has never been easier to help capercaillie


Responsible access in capercaillie areas

Use our updated guidance for birdwatchers, photographers and wildlife guides to reduce your potential impact on capercaillie.


Virtual capercaillie watching

Enjoy lekking capercaillie and dustbathing chicks via remote cameras and a virtual capercaillie experience on Balmoral Estate.


Spread the word

Download and share our social media tiles, infographics and posters to encourage others to Lek It Be this breeding season.