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.