Yukon Sights by Sue Thomas

Bird photos of the Willow Ptarmigan - Lagopus lagopus

My favourite photos of Willow Ptarmigan - taken along the Haines Road.

The photos show the colour changes for each season

Portrait of a ptarmigan
Male Willow Ptarmigan - May 2015

Male Willow Ptarmigan looking for a girlfriend
Male Willow Ptarmigan strutting in the snow- May 2015

Willow Ptarmigan - Male
Running male Willow Ptarmigan - May 2013

Female Willow Ptarmigan
Female Willow Ptarmigan - July 2013

Willow Ptarmigan Chick
A young Willow Ptarmigan - July 2013

Male Willow Ptarmigan giving me the eye
Male Willow Ptarmigan staring at me while I photographed it - May 2014

Scratch
Male Willow Ptarmigan enjoying a scratch against a bush - May 2014

Turn and run
Turning tail and running! - May 2014

Watchful Willow Ptarmigan
The Male Willow Ptarmigan again - May 2014

Strutting Willow Ptarmigan
Near the Haines Summit - May 2015

Female Willow Ptarmigan
Female Willow Ptarmigan - May 2015

Can you see me now?
Female Willow Ptarmigan watching me while I photographed it - May 2015

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