A skier comes face to face with a capercaillie
In life there are unforgettable encounters, the one this skier had in the Dolomites falls into this category. The images of this beautiful meeting would have been shot in Italy, in the Dolomites.
This skier came face to face with a capercaillie, a very discreet species, while on a cross-country ski outing. The gallinaceous, which was at the edge of the track, slowly approached the skier who then sat down. We can then see the capercaillie facing him, impressive images.
The capercaillie is the largest gallinaceous in Europe, this large black snow cock also lives in France. In the Jura, it is one of the endangered species and some areas are protected to conserve its habitat.
The wingspan of males can reach up to 1.25 meters.