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Willow ptarmigan

Lagopus lagopus

Description:

feathered feet. change from white in winter and brown in summer. Distinction, "back-up back-up back-up" call.

Habitat:

Tundra/Taiga interface

Notes:

on post at Savage River. Confidence, allowed for a 20 ft approach. Especially good day for wildlife at about 4:00 am start.

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3 Comments

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 7 years ago

beautiful,,

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 7 years ago

Fat one^^

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 7 years ago

Half and Half - very nice!

Robb Hannawacker
Spotted by
Robb Hannawacker

Alaska, USA

Spotted on May 18, 2009
Submitted on May 21, 2013

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