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Willow Ptarmigan

Lagopus lagopus ORDER: GALLIFORMES FAMILY: PHASIANIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

A typical bird of the arctic tundra, the Willow Ptarmigan is the largest and most numerous of the three ptarmigan species.

Calls

Clucking calls. Male in display makes odd, nasal barking notes and rattles.

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