Capercaillie, or Wood Grouse, is the largest member of the grouse family, reaching over 100 cm in length and 5 kg in weight, making it an impressive bird to encounter at close range. The images is taken during the courting season.
Wikipedia have a good article on this species of bird here. The images on this page is taken in Norway and the bird is of the sub species Tetrao urogallus urogallus.
This series was taken in the mornig of a warm, nice and sunny day.
This series of the capercaillie was taken after a night of hard rain, and it was still raining when it was getting ligth enough to take pictures.