White-tailed Ptarmigan

Lagopus leucura

ML2503


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Warren Y. Brockelman
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GLACIER NATIONAL PARK;HANGING GARDENS
Montana, United States
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Age and Sex
Adult Male – 1
Sounds
Call; Non-vocal
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags
;
Playback
Unspecified

Media notes

Threat clucks, screams and annoyance clucks (which are slower than threat clucks) given as the male walked around on us on the tundra and snow after his mate was caught in a net. Occasionally the female's wings can be heard flapping as she his held. Same individual as ML 2502. Habitat: Sub-alpine meadows with stunted alpine fir (in wet season). Same subject(s) as LNS 2502. Habitat: Tundra, Meadow.

Background Species

Mountain Bluebird - Sialia currucoides
Water Pipit - Anthus spinoletta

Technical Information

Recorder
NAGRA III-B
Microphone
AKG 200
Accessories
Parabola 91.4cm (36in)

Archival Information

Cataloged
Digitized
28 Sep 2000 by Martha Fischer
Edited

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