It is the state bird of Alaska. In the summer the birds are largely brown, with
dappled plumage, but in the winter they are white with some black feathers in
The willow ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus) was designated the official state bird of
Alaska in 1955. Ptarmigan are arctic grouse. Facts - Photos - Video.
The willow ptarmigan (pronounced tar-mi-gan) was designated as the official
Alaska state bird in 1955, four years before Alaska was admitted to the Union.
Some wags like to joke that the mosquito is Alaska's state bird but we know better
. The designation belongs instead to the willow ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus), ...
Apr 3, 2015 ... Official Alaska state symbols and emblems. ... Alaska state flag Alaska ... State
Names, Flags, Seals, Songs, Birds, Flowers, and Other Symbols ...
Apr 19, 2015 ... About the Alaska state bird, Alaska Willow Ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus
alascensis), and its adoption as the state bird.
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Aug 2, 2009 ... This family of willow ptarmigan was filmed and photographed in the thickets at
Denali National Park in Alaska, July, 1st. 2009. All the video, still ...
During the winter, the bird is entirely white but for its black eyes, bill and outer tail.
... Alaska's State Bird [activity worksheet] [ coloring page]; Willow Ptarmigan ...