- another name for black grouse (def. 1)
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Black-game furnish an example of a very simple form of courtship flight, but it is associated with curious antics on the ground.Birds in Flight
W. P. Pycraft
Passage peregrines are, of course, much more likely to succeed with grouse and black-game than eyesses.
With black-game the first stoop is generally the most deadly, but it must be made from a high pitch.
Black-game are as keen as red grouse on oats, and a few sheaves thrown about always attracts them.The Confessions of a Poacher