Willow Ptarmigan

Equipment Info
Canon Canon EOS 10D
11965784/1000000 sec. / ISO 400
State/Province/Region
International
Nearest Area
Wapusk NP
Town
Churchill
Notes

EF 70-200mm + 2x @ 400mm; f/5.6 @ 1/4000 sec. -1 EV, ISO 400

Description

Individual Willow Ptarmigan in the snow. These birds tend to have a faint pink hue to their winter plumage as opposed to pure white, yet are well camouflaged from their predators. The Willow Ptarmigan is the largest and most numerous of the three ptarmigan species.

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Date Added
February 27, 2021
Date Taken
February 26, 2021