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Willow Grouse Alternate name
Lagopus lagopus Scientific name 
Galliformes Order
Phasianidae Family   
Male 43 cm  Female: 40 cm            Length
Moorland, grassland. Habitat
10-12 Clutch Eggs
Mosses and lichens; berries Food    Diet
287 World No

Least Concern                                     


Photos by Arthur Grosset all rights reserved

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 Willow Ptarmigan song and call
(Lagopus lagopus)
Patrik ?erg XC26648
23-06-2007, Sweden (cc)

 Willow Ptarmigan warning call of female near chicks
(Lagopus lagopus)
Niels Krabbe XC25146
03-07-1982, Finland  (cc)

Willow Ptarmigan call when flushed and warning calls
(Lagopus lagopus)
Niels Krabbe XC25149
03-07-1982, Finland  (cc)

view photos Photo September 5, 2007 by blather all rights reserved

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Video by WillowPtarmigan



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