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A pair of Rock Ptarmigans in Norway. The male bird still has much of its winter plumage. The rock ptarmigan (Lagopus muta) is a medium-sized game bird in the grouse family.



he Rock Ptarmigan (Lagopus muta) is a medium-sized gamebird in the grouse family. It is known simply as Ptarmigan in UK English and colloquially as Snow Chicken or Partridge in North America, where it is the official bird for the territory of Nunavut, Canada,[2] and the official game bird for the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.[3]

Rock Ptarmigan (Lagopus muta) is a medium-sized gamebird in the grouse family.

_MG_5162 - Ruffed grouse. ©Jerry Mercier | A ruffed grouse … | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Ruffed Grouse (Bonasa umbellus) is a bird hunted by Aldo during his October section. "There are two kinds of hunting: ordinary hunting, and ruffed-grouse hunting" (page The bird does look tasty, but is its hunting unparalleled?

Blue Grouse

NatureZone Photography - Nature and Wildlife Images by Karl Krieger

out hiking + you heard a distant drumming sound?.. a grouse.most interesting birds of the forest as it is a bird of paradoxes. spends the majority of its time on the ground + rarely flies.  seems dim witted, but this is not so. one of the most cunning animals you can find.. downfall too trusting. But it is really quite an amazing creature.http://www.spiracanada.com/ravendreamer/totems/grouse.htm

T'eesaasxw, the drumming of the grouse. Giving breath to our limx o'y (time immemorial signature song) affirms our identity & essence specific to Wilps DawaMuux.

雷鳥 Thunderbird

雷鳥 Thunderbird

Ruffed Grouse

State Birds of the U.S.- Part Three

Brian called these "fool birds" because of their stupidity. He almost stepped on them without them noticing. But when he had his bow and arrow out, they scattered.

Willow Ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus), Willow Grouse or in the British Isles the Red Grouse, is a bird of the grouse subfamily. It is a sedentary species, breeding in birch and other forests and moorlands in the tundra of Scandinavia, Siberia, Alaska, northern Canada, in particular the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Willow Ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus), Willow Grouse or Red Grouse

Tjäder (Tetrao urogallus)

Tjäder (Tetrao urogallus)

Ruffed Grouse

Hunters: NOT WELCOME. Ruffed Grouse, 1 of 10 North American grouse species; very hardy, surviving harsh winters that decimate flocks of quail, pheasants and turkeys.

Willow Ptarmigan aka Willow Grouse, Alaska state bird

Photographing Breeding Birds of the Arctic in Churchill Manitoba