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Ptarmigan

Churchill, Manitoba, Canada

A lone Willow ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus) a member of a small genus of birds in the grouse subfamily. Their white winter plumage (with a faint pink hue} helps them blend into the snowy background. Photo © copyright by Robert Faucher.

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