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Willow Ptarmigan
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Young male Alaskan Willow Ptarmigan (L. l. alascensis) in summer plumage,
Denali National Park
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Superorder: Galloanserae
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Subfamily: Phasianinae
Tribe: Tetraonini
Genus: Lagopus
Species: L. lagopus
Binomial name
Lagopus lagopus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
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Willow Grouse range[2]
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Distribution in Europe[2]
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Distribution in North America[2]
Synonyms

Lagopus albus
Lagopus medius Woldřich, 1893
Tetrao lagopus Linnaeus, 1758

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References

  1. ^ "Lagopus lagopus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c BirdLife International and NatureServe (2014) Bird Species Distribution Maps of the World. 2012. Lagopus lagopus. 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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