OFFSHORE MARINE OBSERVATION OF WILLOW PTARMIGAN,INCLUDING WATER LANDINGS, KUSKOKWIM BAY, ALASKA

Willow Ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus) Science Article 10

abstract

We report an observation of Willow Ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus) encountered 8 to 17 kmfrom the nearest shoreline on Kuskokwim Bay, Alaska, on 30 August 2003. The ptarmigan were observed flying,landing on our research vessel, and landing and taking off from the water surface

CHRISTIAN E. ZIMMERMAN et al, Wilson Bulletin 117(1):12-14, 2005

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