All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

The <strong>Ptarmigan hen</strong> is much more camouflaged to help protect her chicks and herself from predators. We heard her before we saw her when she softly clucked to her chicks. Like the male, she will molt her brown feathers and become white in...
The Ptarmigan hen is much more camouflaged to help protect her chicks and herself from predators. We heard her before we saw her when she softly clucked to her chicks. Like the male, she will molt her brown feathers and become white in the winter.

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