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Species rock ptarmigan

The Rock Ptarmigan (Lagopus Muta) is a medium-sized gamebird in the grouse family. It is known simply as the ptarmigan in the UK and in Canada, where it is the official bird for the territory of Nunavut, Canada, and the official game bird for the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, and colloquially as the snow chicken in the United States. In Japan, it is known as the raichō, which means "thunder bird".

The rock ptarmigan is a sedentary species which breeds across arctic and subarctic Eurasia and North America (including Greenland) on rocky mountainsides and tundra. It is widespread in the Arctic Cordillera and is found in isolated populations in the mountains of Scotland, the Pyrenees, the Alps, Bulgaria, the Urals, the Pamir Mountains, the Altay Mountains, and Japan. Because of the remote habitat in which it lives, it has only a few predators — such as golden eagles — and it can be surprisingly approachable.

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There are no attractants for the Rock Ptarmigan.


This species can be retrieved by a Labrador Retriever after being shot.



TheHunter Let's Hunt ROCK PTARMIGAN

TheHunter Let's Hunt ROCK PTARMIGAN

**First Look** Rock Ptarmigan (TheHunter Gameplay)

**First Look** Rock Ptarmigan (TheHunter Gameplay)

Permitted Ammunition

Arrows compound standard orange 256
Crossbow pistol bolts standard
22 lr ammunition
Air rifle 22 pellet
.22 Air
17 hmr ammunition
Shells 10ga birdshot
10ga Bird
Shells 12ga birdshot 256
12ga Bird
Shells 16ga birdshot
16ga Bird
Shells 20ga birdshot 256
20ga Bird

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