Willow Ptarmigan, Wrangell St. Elias National Park, Alaska.
The willow Ptarmigan is Alaska's state bird, anbd very common throughout much of the state. This female is changing from summer to winter plumage. Willow Ptarmigan, Skolai Pass, Wrangell St. Elias National Park, Alaska.
Lagopus lagopus. Photo © copyright by Carl Donohue.