Male Rock Ptarmigan

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Colouring Grey upper with white specking, white belly
Voice Low, dry and croaking
Feeds on Shoots, leaves, buds, seeds and berries
Flight Power rising flight with long glides
Nesting Ground
Social Small Flocks
Male Rock Ptarmigan
Male Rock Ptarmigan
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Page Last Updated 09/02/2018 21:10:00
Base Information
Sex Male
Age Both
Status Secure
Order Galliformes
Family Tetraonidae
Species Lagopus mutus
Category Gamebirds
StdName Rock Ptarmigan
Vital Statistics
Length 34 to 36 cms
Weight 400 to 600 gms
Wingspan 54 to 60 cms
Lifespan 1 to 7 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUNEurope
Region NAYNorth America
Country USYUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Male Rock Ptarmigan (Species=Lagopus mutus / Standard Name=Rock Ptarmigan)