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This bird is a species of ptarmigan, and is pure white, with the exception of the tips of the wings and tail.
In winter the woods and frozen swamps are filled with ptarmigan—or, as they are called by the trappers, white partridges.
One or two flocks of ptarmigan, scared by the storm, flew swiftly past us, and sought shelter in the neighbouring forest.
The rose-finch and the ptarmigan live the year round near the snow-line above the limits of tree growth.Your National Parks|Enos A. Mills
I don't know whether they are the willow ptarmigan or the white-tail ptarmigan.Jack the Young Canoeman|George Bird Grinnell