Willow Ptarmigan

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Willow Ptarmigan

Lagopus lagopus
  • ORDER: Galliformes
  • FAMILY: Phasianidae
Basic Description

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

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Other Names
  • Lagópodo Común (Spanish)
  • Lagopède des saules (French)
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