White-tailed Ptarmigan

Lagopus leucura

Order

GALLIFORMES

Family

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

Code 4

WTPT

Code 6

LAGLEU

ITIS

HEAD

White-tailed Ptarmigan Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Curved (up or down)
  • Eye Color: Dark brown to dark grayish brown.
  • 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

White-tailed Ptarmigan Winter Male Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 30-33 cm (12-13 in)
  • Weight: 360 g (12.7 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: White
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: White
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

  • Flight Pattern: Strong,swift, and rapid, but relatively short flight.
  • Wingspan Range: 41-43 cm (16-17 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: White
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: White feathered.
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