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Ptarmigan, Willow
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Lagopus lagopus
Alaska, Alberta, Asia, Belarus, Belgium, British Columbia, British Isles, Canada, China, Eastern Europe excluding Russia, England, Estonia, Europe, Finland, Global, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Maine, Manitoba, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mongolia, Montana, Newfoundland and Labrador, North America, North Dakota, Northern Ireland, Northwest Territories, Norway, Nova Scotia, Nunavut Read more
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The global population is estimated to number > c.40,000,000 individuals (Rich et al. 2004), while national population sizes have been estimated at < c.100 breeding pairs in China and c.100,000-1 million breeding pairs in Russia (Brazil 2009). ...
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The 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. It is the state bird of Alaska. ...
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