Female Ptarmigan

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Colouring Yellow speckling on brown body, white wings
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
Female Ptarmigan
Female Ptarmigan
Also Known As ..
Rock Ptarmigan
Page Last Updated 1/11/2020 12:45:04 PM
Base Information
Sex Female
Age Both
Status Secure
Order Galliformes
Family Tetraonidae
Species Lagopus mutus
Category Gamebirds
StdName Rock Ptarmigan
Vital Statistics
Length 13.4 to 14.2 ins
Weight 14.2 to 21.2 ozs
Wingspan 21.3 to 23.6 ins
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 NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Female Ptarmigan (Species=Lagopus mutus / Standard Name=Rock Ptarmigan)