Willow Ptarmigan

Lagopus lagopus

Order

GALLIFORMES

Family

Partridges, Grouse, Turkeys, Old World Quail (Phasianidae)

Code 4

WIPT

Code 6

LAGLAG

ITIS

HEAD

Willow Ptarmigan Head Illustration.jpg
  • Bill Shape: Curved (up or down)
  • Eye Color: Dark brown to black.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Unique pattern, Eyebrow
  • Crown Color: White
  • Forehead Color: White
  • Nape Color: White
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Willow Ptarmigan Body Illustration.jpg
  • Length Range: 38-43 cm (15-17 in)
  • Weight: 589 g (20.8 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: White
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: White
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Willow Ptarmigan Flight Illustration.jpg
  • Flight Pattern: Swift short flight on rapidly beating wings.
  • Wingspan Range: 51-57 cm (20-22.5 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Barred
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: Black
  • Leg Color: White feathered.
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