Date: 8/29/19 3:53 pm
From: Roger Linfield <rplinfield...>
Subject: [cobirds] Scarcity of ptarmigan
White-tailed Ptarmigan have been scarce in the Colorado mountains this year. Presumably the heavy snow last winter led to a high mortality. I’ve done 30 hikes above treeline this summer, in different parts of the state, but have only seen one ptarmigan. That was August 28 in NW Conejos County.

Roger Linfield
Boulder

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