willow ptarmigan


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willow ptarmigan

n.
A ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus) of Arctic regions, having brownish plumage that turns white in winter. Also called willow grouse.
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Re-nesting attempts and changes in nest locations or habitats between nesting attempts following nest failure have been documented for several species of Galliformes including Willow Ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus) (Parker 1981), Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) (Badyaev et al.
I crossed close paths with big brown bears; saw wolves, caribou and wolverine, uncased my shotgun for Emperor geese and Canada's, willow ptarmigan and ducks.
Seasonal mortality rates of mainland populations of Willow Ptarmigan are usually highest in autumn during raptor migration (Smith and Willebrand 1999, Hannon et al.
Order/Common name Scientific name Snow type Falconiformes Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus Galliformes Willow Ptarmigan Lagopus lagopus White-tailed Ptarmigan L.
serrator) P Ruffed Grouse (Bonasa umbellus) 2 Spruce Grouse (Falcipennis canadensis) P Willow Ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus) 21 Rock Ptarmigan (L.
Breeding habitat selection of sympatric White-tailed, Rock and Willow Ptarmigan in the southern Yukon Territory, Canada.
An account of the questionable occurrence of Willow Ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus) anywhere but on the eastern-most island (Unimak) includes a fine discussion of other records of Willow and Rock (L.
Hearne once saw a flock of more than 400 Willow Ptarmigan near the Churchill River.