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Description

The white-tailed ptarmigan, also known as the snow quail, is the smallest bird in the grouse family. It is a permanent resident of high altitudes on or above the tree line and is native to Alaska and the mountainous parts of Canada and the western United States. Its plumage is cryptic and varies at different times of the year. In the summer it is speckled in gray, brown and white whereas in winter it is wholly white. At all times of year the wings, belly and tail are white. The white-tailed ptarmigan has a diet of buds, leaves, flowers and seeds.The population seems to be stable and the IUCN lists this species as being of "Least Concern".

Source: Wikipedia.org

Habitats

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Timbergold Trails

Attractants

There are no attractants for the White-tailed Ptarmigan.

Retrieving

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

Missions

Mission Objectives Gm$ Hints
Haud Yer Wheesht!
  • ID 3 tracks from any species of Ptarmigan.
100
All Ptarmigans a' Jock Tamson's Bairns!
  • Harvest one of any species of Ptarmigan while it's airborne.
200
It's a Lang Road That's No Goat a Turnin'! 300 Location: Mountains of Val-des-Bois.
Guid Gear Comes in Sma' Bulk!
  • Harvest an airborne Rock Ptarmigan weighing less than 0.55 kg (Approx. 1.21 lbs).
  • Harvest another airborne Rock Ptarmigan weighing less than 0.55 kg (Approx. 1.21 lbs).
400 Location: Mountains of Val-des-Bois
It's a Sair Ficht For Half a Loaf! 600 Location: Western half of Hemmeldal
Noo Jist Haud On!
  • Harvest two airborne Willow Ptarmigan within 10 minutes of each harvest.
800 Do not harvest the first shot ptarmigan, but rather wait until you have shot a second. Then harvest both within 10 minutes.
Dinnae Teach Yer Granny Tae Suck Eggs!
  • First, harvest an airborne White-tailed Ptarmigan.
  • Then, harvest another airborne White-tailed Ptarmigan with a weight of 0.4 kg (Approx. 0.88 lbs) or higher.
  • Finally, harvest another airborne White-tailed Ptarmigan with a score of 400 or higher.
1000 Location: Mountains of Timbergold Trails.
Bletherin' Birds, Ah Tell Ye! 1200 Location: Mountains of Timbergold Trails.
The Baw's on The Slates!
  • Harvest one of any species of Ptarmigan at over 25 meters (Approx. 82 feet) while it's airborne.
1800
Speak o' the Devil!
  • Harvest an airborne Rock Ptarmigan with a score of 600 or higher shot at under 20 meters (Approx. 66 feet).
  • Harvest an airborne Willow Ptarmigan with a score of 700 or higher shot at under 20 meters (Approx. 66 feet).
  • Harvest an airborne White-tailed Ptarmigan with a score of 400 or higher shot at under 20 meters (Approx. 66 feet).
3600

Permitted Ammunition

Arrows compound standard orange 256
Arrows
Crossbow pistol bolts standard
Bolts
22 lr ammunition
.22
Air rifle 22 pellet
.22 Air
17 hmr ammunition
.17
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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