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Ptarmigan - female

By Jamie_MacArthur
After a few hours climbing up the Cairn Gomes with the snow need deep in some places I eventually found a pair of these. This female seemed very content to shelter between a couple of rocks in the high wind

Tags: Ptarmigan Wildlife and nature

Voters: marcun, Greyheron, MossyOak and 13 more


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Comments


MossyOak 6 22 15 England
11 Feb 2012 10:21AM
You did so well to find her. Great image and camouflage at its best
Richard

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teocali Plus
10 441 18 England
11 Feb 2012 10:36AM
Delightful capture - beautifully exposed, must have been challenging in those conditions.
Sylvia
johnjo58 7 2 5 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2012 10:58AM
Superb photograph and beautifully managed light, well done
David
Ade_Osman 15 4.5k 36 England
11 Feb 2012 4:41PM
Fabulous wildlife image......

Ade
Rev2 8 302 2 England
11 Feb 2012 5:28PM
Great exposure, not easy. How did you get on with the Caper?
alfie99 10 1 Wales
11 Feb 2012 7:48PM
Great catch after all your effort...

Aled
abstracts 7 1 1
14 Feb 2012 3:41PM
I've seen far far more ordinary shots of birds on this site get triple the number of votes yours has here. No justice!

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