Mother White-tailed Ptarmigan portrait, Wrangell-St. Elias Natio
The female White-tailed Ptarmigan is a hardy and adaptable bird native to the rugged landscape of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park in Alaska.
As a protective mother, the female White-tailed Ptarmigan is always on the lookout for potential dangers, ensuring the safety of her chicks.
Lagopus leucurus. Photo © copyright by Carl Donohue.