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Rock Ptarmigan
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A pair in spring plumage in Norway
Scientific classification Red Pencil Icon
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Superorder: Galloanserae
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Subfamily: Phasianinae
Tribe: Tetraonini
Genus: Lagopus
Species: L. muta
Binomial name
Lagopus muta
(Montin, 1781)
Subspecies

some 20–30, including:

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Rock Ptarmigan range[2]
File:Lagopus muta distribution in Europe map.png
Distribution in Europe[2]
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Distribution in North America[2]
Synonyms
  • Tetrao mutus Montin, 1781
  • Lagopus mutus (lapsus, see below)

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References

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Lagopus muta". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016 (errata version published in 2017): e.T22679464A113623562. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22679464A89358137.en. Retrieved 18 March 2018. 
  2. ^ a b c BirdLife International and NatureServe (2014) Bird Species Distribution Maps of the World. 2012. Lagopus muta. In: IUCN 2015. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. http://www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded on 08 July 2015.

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