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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1732 1000 14 84 1677 1010 13 64 2549 1491 17 110 1685 1097 12 75 1471 851 10 71 1602 919 9 87 2493 1494 16 129 Willow Ptarmigan 590 378 7 14 Lagopus lagopus 611 372 7 16 Mean proportion 100% 60% 1% 4% of live mass Range of proportions 54%-66% 0.5%-1.2% l%-7% of live mass Species Total Breast Whole edible (2) fillets (3) legs (4) American 591 213 84 Wigeon Anas 525 211 71 americana 462 160 56 571 193 71 487 167 57 345 113 39 486 162 58 394 119 45 Mallard A.
The willow ptarmigan was named Alaska's state bird in 1955, but Alaska has a fantastic variety of birds, many of which reside in Alaska year-round.
This result was similar to population growth estimate of willow ptarmigan Lagopus lagopus in Canada ([lambda] = 1.13 [+ or -] 0.20), but differed from white-tailed ptarmingan L.
Five of the mountain boards and two private landowners' associations stated that the willow ptarmigan population is counted prior to the hunting season.
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.
Hunters who fill their tags early can take advantage of the excellent willow ptarmigan and grouse hunting in the land around their lodge; bird dogs are available at all of the lodges for use.
For example, the circumpolar species Lagopus lagopus (called Willow Ptarmigan, Willow Grouse, and Red Grouse) shows cycles varying in period from 3-4 to [greater than or equal to] 10 yr.
Moreover, red foxes and corvids are important nest predators (1ms et al., 2013b) and have been hypothesized to contribute to the decline of Willow Ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus; Henden et al., 2011; Ehrich et al., 2012) and Lesser White-fronted Geese (Anser erythropus; Norwegian Directorate for Nature Management, 2011) in the same region.
2008: Breeding habitat selection of sympatric White-tailed, Rock and Willow Ptarmigan in the southern Yukon Territory, Canada.--Journal of Ornithology 149: 629-637.
The abundant willow ptarmigan and grouse make for an exciting day of wingshooting for hunters who want to take full advantage of their stay.
However, in his 24-yr island study of 3-4 yr cycles in Willow Ptarmigan, Myrberget (1982) found that three out of five vole crashes occurred without mustelids or other predators that could switch to eggs and chicks.