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The Ptarmigan

The Ptarmigan Birds
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Stock #: 288692
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The Ptarmigan, here depicted in its winter plumage, is a bird of the phasianida family, only resident in Great Britain in the northern part of Scotland. Ptarmigans are about 15 inches long, and possess the peculiarity of changing the colour of their plumage, which is practically entirely white in winter, and black and brown and white in summer