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Ptarmigans???

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Ptarmigans???

Postby KathyW » Mon Apr 30, 2007 10:03 pm

I saw two of these birds at Taboose Pass on Saturday:

Are these White-tailed Ptarmigans?:

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Postby Snow Nymph » Mon Apr 30, 2007 10:28 pm

Ptarmigans are pretty cool. They walk around cooing, while waddling around like they're drunk

White tailed ptarmigan on Top of the World (Mammoth Mtn, May 2005)
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By Wanda Lake (Sept 2001)
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By Muriel Lake (Sept 2004)
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chicks by Muriel Lake (Sept 2004)
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Postby KathyW » Tue May 01, 2007 5:29 am

They didn't act very frightened when I went by. That was the first time I saw them with their coat mostly white, so they looked different than other grouse I've seen out there.
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