ptarmigan facts 16-2-18
The rock ptarmigan is a medium sized game bird. It’s a part of the gouse family. The name ptarmigan is known simply in the uk and Canada. Most places know this bird as a diffrent name. In japan it’s known as the meaning of thunder bird. There subspecies are something like 20-30. The rock ptarmigans eat sometimes on birch, willow buds and catkins when available. They also eat various seeds, leaves, flowers and berries of other plant species. The young eat insects rather than anything else.