White-tailed ptarmigan Lagopus leucurus

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In all plumages the White-tailed Ptarmigan can be told from the other ptarmigan species by its white, not black, tail.

Length and wingspan from: Robbins, C.S., Bruun, B., Zim, H.S., (1966). Birds of North America. New York: Western Publishing Company, Inc.

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