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Willow Ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus) <!--사할린뇌조(---雷鳥),늪뇌조-->
Subject: Willow Ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus)
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Willow Ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus)

Ptarmigan - Lagopus lagopus - the Arctic chicken.

The willow ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus) is a bird in the grouse subfamily Tetraoninae of the pheasant family Phasianidae. It is also known as the willow grouse and in Ireland and Britain, where it was previously believed to be a separate species, as the red grouse. It is a sedentary species, breeding in birch and other forests and moorlands in northern Europe, the tundra of Scandinavia, Siberia, Alaska and northern Canada.

Image ID: anim0432, NOAA's Ark (Animals) Collection
Photo Date: 1980 August
Photographer: Captain Budd Christman, NOAA Corps

Photo Source:
The NOAA Photo Library
The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Adminstration (NOAA)

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