NM8456 : Ptarmigan, Lagopus muta

taken 9 years ago, 4 km from Camasnacroise, Highland, Great Britain

Ptarmigan,  Lagopus muta
Ptarmigan, Lagopus muta
Where does that ridiculous "P" come from? Ground detail on Fuar Bheinn with that well known hill dweller emerging from behind a lump of granite. It appears that the spring molt is in progress. This is the male, the female was nearby and not so easily spotted, being all white against the snow.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Richard Webb and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
NM8456, 6 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 15 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 20 March, 2008
Category
Wildlife   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 849 568 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:39.2536N 5:30.6068W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 849 568
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+


Image classification(about): Supplemental image
This page has been viewed about 56 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register