Willow ptarmigan

Nature camouflaged this Willow Grouse also called Willow Ptarmigan when it is transitioning from summer plumage to winter.

Nature camouflaged this Willow Grouse also called Willow Ptarmigan when it is transitioning from summer plumage to winter.

Willow ptarmigan in Inari, Lapland by Risto Keränen - Photo 202751003 / 500px

Willow ptarmigan in Inari, Lapland by Risto Keränen - Photo 202751003 / 500px

Red Grouse (Lagopus lagopus scotica) is a medium-sized bird of the grouse family which is found in heather moorland in Great Britain and Ireland. It is usually classified as a subspecies of the Willow Ptarmigan but is sometimes considered to be a separate species, Lagopus scotica. It is also known as the moorfowl or moorbird.

Red Grouse (Lagopus lagopus scotica) is a medium-sized bird of the grouse family which is found in heather moorland in Great Britain and Ireland. It is usually classified as a subspecies of the Willow Ptarmigan but is sometimes considered to be a separate species, Lagopus scotica. It is also known as the moorfowl or moorbird.

State Bird ~ Alaskan.The willow ptarmigan was designated the official state bird of Alaska in 1955.

State Bird ~ Alaskan.The willow ptarmigan was designated the official state bird of Alaska in 1955.

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Willow ptarmigan

Willow ptarmigan

Check Out Those Snowshoes! Willow Ptarmigan On The Arctic Tundra. Photo By @alaskaphotographics  Love Alaska? Follow Us!> @ilovealaskafans  #ilovealaska #thealaskafrontier #alaska #alaskaanimals #ptarmigan #alaskabirds #alaskanwildlife #animalphotos #birdphotography #audobonsociety #birdwatchers #ilovebirds

Check Out Those Snowshoes! Willow Ptarmigan On The Arctic Tundra. Photo By @alaskaphotographics Love Alaska? Follow Us!> @ilovealaskafans #ilovealaska #thealaskafrontier #alaska #alaskaanimals #ptarmigan #alaskabirds #alaskanwildlife #animalphotos #birdphotography #audobonsociety #birdwatchers #ilovebirds

White Ptarmigan - 10,000 Birds | My 2014 Birding Year in Review (With My Top Ten Birding Moments)

White Ptarmigan - 10,000 Birds | My 2014 Birding Year in Review (With My Top Ten Birding Moments)

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