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willow ptarmigan

  1. Willow ptarmigan in flight

    Willow ptarmigan in flight

  2. Willow ptarmigan

    Willow ptarmigan

  3. Willow ptarmigan

    Willow ptarmigan

  4. Golden-Light-Grouse-Christmas-Day--2020.jpg

    Golden-Light-Grouse-Christmas-Day--2020.jpg

    taken on Christmas Day 2020 early morning,the golden hour,
  5. Willow Ptarmigan

    Willow Ptarmigan

    I know this an old photo but I've never had a better look at any ptarmigan or grouse in the world.
  6. Willow Ptarmigan

    Willow Ptarmigan

    Will Ptarmigan coming up to me out on the tundra near Barrow, Alaska. He came up and sat on my leg.
  7. Willow Ptarmigan Adult Male Early Courtship Plumage AK SER'14

    Willow Ptarmigan Adult Male Early Courtship Plumage AK SER'14

    This spring plumage phase is intermediate between the all white winter plumage, and the fully brown-dappled back and folded wing of summer (male). This species was the most common and widespread ptarmigan species in the Nome area. I uploaded a photo of one of the other two species, the Rock...
  8. Willow Ptarmigan

    Willow Ptarmigan

  9. Willow Ptarmigan

    Willow Ptarmigan

  10. Willow Ptarmigan

    Willow Ptarmigan

  11. Willow Ptarmigan

    Willow Ptarmigan

    And now for something completey different! Took these two shots while I was looking for Polar Bears around Churchill.
  12. Willow Ptarmigan

    Willow Ptarmigan

    And now for something completey different! Took these two shots while I was looking for Polar Bears around Churchill.
  13. Willow Ptarmigan

    Willow Ptarmigan

    This willow ptarmigan, a small tundra grouse, is wearing its summer plumage, which enables it to blend into its tundra surroundings.
  14. Willow Ptarmigan

    Willow Ptarmigan

    This picture was taken as the male tried to lure us away from his young. There were 11 fledged chicks and two adults.
  15. Boo!!

    Boo!!

    These birds tend to sit tight then explode into the air when least expected. If walking through a grouse moor then carrying a clean change of underwear is strongly recommended!!
  16. Willow Ptarmigan

    Willow Ptarmigan

    Female Willow Ptarmigan (Willow Grouse to UK viewers!)
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