Gerrit Vyn Photography –

Gerrit Vyn is a conservation and wildlife photographer and cinematographer dedicated to telling the stories of endangered animals and habitats. He is a producer for the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and a fellow of the International League of Conservation Photographers

Adult female White-tailed Ptarmigan (White-tailed Ptarmigan). This species undergoes almost continuous molt from spring until fall resulting in a variety of plumages that match the species changing alpine environment. Central Cascades, Washington. September.
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Adult female White-tailed Ptarmigan (White-tailed Ptarmigan). This species undergoes almost continuous molt from spring until fall resulting in a variety of plumages that match the species changing alpine environment. Central Cascades, Washington. September.

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Keywords:
Camouflage
Fall
Lagopus leucurus
Mount Rainier National Park
Washington
White-tailed Ptarmigan
adult
alpine
bird
female
grouse
molt
summer
tundra