White-tailed Ptarmigan with chick, Wrangell-St. Elias National P
The White-tailed Ptarmigan is a master of camouflage, with its mottled grey and white feathers blending seamlessly into the rocky terrain.
The White-tailed Ptarmigan is a resilient and adaptable species, able to thrive in the challenging conditions of Alaska.
With a protective mother always nearby, this adorable chick is safe and well-sheltered from the harsh Alaskan wilderness.
Lagopus leucurus. Photo © copyright by Carl Donohue.