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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 3/13/2020 5:25:00 AM
Base Information
Sex Female
Age Both
Status LC-Least Concern
Order Galliformes
Family Phasianidae
Species Lagopus muta
Category Pheasants & Allies
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 (underline = this CommonName used here) YCommon SScarce RRare NNot Seen
Region EUEurope
Region NANorth America
Country CACanada
Country USUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Female Ptarmigan (Species=Lagopus muta / Standard Name=Rock Ptarmigan)