White-tailed Ptarmigan chicks, Wrangell-St. Elias, Alaska
White-tailed ptarmigan chicks, camouflaged, Wrangell St. Elias National Park, Alaska.
This adorable baby White-tailed Ptarmigan is a precious sight to behold in the wilds of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park in Alaska. With its fluffy downy feathers and curious nature, this young bird is just starting to explore its surroundings.
The White-tailed Ptarmigan is a hardy and adaptable species, able to thrive in the challenging conditions of Alaska.
Lagopus leucurus. Photo © copyright by Carl Donohue.