Willow Grouse

(Lagopus lagopus)

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Lagopus lagopus
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Scientific Information

Other Names: Willow Ptarmigan, Scottish Ptarmigan, Red Grouse scoticus

Subspecies: Lagopus lagopus variegatus, L. l. lagopus, L. l. rossicus, L. l. scoticus, L. i. birulai, L. l. koreni, L. l. brevirostris, L. l. kozlowae, L. l. sserebrowsky, L. l. kamtschatkensis, L. l. okadai, L. l. muriei, L. l. alexandrae, L. l. alascensis, L. l. albus, L. l. ungavus, L. l. alleni.

Range: Circumpolar in Europe, Asia and North America, largest range of all grouse species.

Habitat: Tundra, open Boreal Forests.

Status in Wild: Common



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Ptarmigan Lagopus

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