Ptarmigan Camouflage

a photo of a ptarmigan in summer
A ptarmigan is camouflaged against a summer tundra landscape.

Photo courtesy of Rocky Mountain National Park.

 
a photo of a ptarmigan in winter
A winter ptarmigan is white as the tundra snow it inhabits.

Photo courtesy of Rocky Mountain National Park.

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Mailing Address:

1000 US Hwy 36
Estes Park, CO 80517

Phone:

(970) 586-1206
General park questions: (970) 586-1206. Recorded Trail Ridge Road status: (970)586-1222.

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