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Rock Ptarmigan (Lagopus muta) (Montin, 1781)
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Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Phasianidae

Scientific:
  Lagopus muta
Citation:
  (Montin, 1781)

Protonym:
  Tetrao mutus

Avibase ID:
  79B161B7017DD7ED

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 677542

Geographic range:

  • Lagopus muta muta: Norway, n Sweden, n Finland and Kola Peninsula
  • Lagopus muta helvetica: Alps (Savoie to central Austria)
  • Lagopus muta pyrenaica: Pyrénées
  • Lagopus muta islandorum: Iceland
  • Lagopus muta millaisi: Scotland
  • Lagopus muta nadezdae: Mountains of s Siberia and Mongolia; also Pamir Alai Mts. (Tajikistan; undescribed subspecies?)
  • Lagopus muta nadezdae (macrorhyncha): Tarbagatay Mountains (Russia)
  • Lagopus muta macruros: E Greenland
  • Lagopus muta hyperborea: Svalbard, Franz Josef Land and Bear I.
  • Lagopus muta ridgwayi: Komandorskiye Islands
  • Lagopus muta saturata: NW Greenland
  • Lagopus muta japonica: Honshu I. (Japan)
  • Lagopus muta pleskei: N Siberia (Taymyr Peninsula to Chukotsk Peninsula)
  • Lagopus muta pleskei (komensis): N Ural Mountains
  • Lagopus muta pleskei (transbaicalicus): SE Siberia (Lake Baikal to Sea of Okhotsk)
  • Lagopus muta pleskei (krascheninnikowi): Kamchatka Peninsula
  • Lagopus muta kurilensis: Kuril Islands
  • Lagopus muta ssp. nov.: Undescribed race from Pamir Alaï Mts. (Tajikistan)
  • Lagopus muta yunaskensis: Yunaska I. (Aleutian Islands)
  • Lagopus muta gabrielsoni: Aleutian Islands (Amchitka, Little Sitkin and Rats)
  • Lagopus muta rupestris: Tundra of n North America
  • Lagopus muta reinhardi: SW Greenland
  • Lagopus muta nelsoni: Aleutian Islands (Unimak, Unalaska and Amaknak)
  • Lagopus muta nelsoni (kelloggae): Alaska and n Yukon
  • Lagopus muta evermanni: Attu I. (Aleutian Islands)
  • Lagopus muta townsendi: Aleutian Islands (Kiska and Little Kiska)
  • Lagopus muta sanfordi: Aleutian Islands (Tanaga and Kanaga)
  • Lagopus muta chamberlaini: Adak I. (Aleutian Islands)
  • Lagopus muta atkhensis: Atka I. (Aleutian Islands)
  • Lagopus muta dixoni: Coasts and mountains of Glacier Bay to nw British Columbia
  • Lagopus muta welchi: Newfoundland
  • Show more...
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Rock Ptarmigan
Czech:
  bělokur horský
German:
  Alpenschneehuhn
Danish:
  Fjeldrype
Spanish:
  Lagópodo Alpino
Finnish:
  kiiruna
French:
  Lagopède alpin
Icelandic:
  Fjallrjúpa
Italian:
  Pernice bianca delle Alpi
Japanese:
  raichou
Japanese:
  ライチョウ
Dutch:
  Alpensneeuwhoen
Norwegian:
  Fjellrype
Polish:
  pardwa górska
Portuguese:
  Lagópode-branco
Russian:
  Острохвостый тетерев
Slovak:
  snehuľa horská
Swedish:
  Fjällripa
Chinese:
  岩雷鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
Avibase taxonomic concepts:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (May 2014):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
   Rock Ptarmigan/Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Lagopède alpin ( Lagopus muta)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Lagopède alpin ( Lagopus mutus)
Clements 1st edition:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
Clements 4th edition:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
Clements 6th edition:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
eBird version 1.50:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
eBird version 1.52:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
eBird version 1.53:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
eBird version 1.54:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus muta)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
Oriental Bird Club:
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
James Lee Peters:
    Lagopus mutus
James Lee Peters (original):
    Lagopus mutus
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Lagopus mutus
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Rock Ptarmigan ( Lagopus mutus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Lagopus muta

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Perdice blanca, Perdiu blanca
Czech: Belokur horský, Bělokur horský, bìlokur
Welsh: Coriar yr albin
Danish: Fjeldrype
German: Alpenschneehuhn
English: Adak, Adak Ptarmigan, Chamberlain's Ptarmigan, Dixon's Ptarmigan, Evermann's Ptarmigan, Kellogg's Ptarmigan, Nelson's Ptarmigan, Ptarmigan, Reinhardt's Ptarmigan, Rock Ptarmigan, Rock Ptarmigan/Ptarmigan, Sanford's Ptarmigan, Townsend's Ptarmigan, Tundra Ptarmigan, Turner's Ptarmigan, Welch's Ptarmigan
Esperanto: Monta galopo
Spanish: Lagopodo Alpino, Lagópodo Alpino, Lagópodo Alpíno, Lagópodo Nival, Perdiz nival, Perdriz nival
Estonian: lumepüü
Basque: Lagopodo zuri, Lagopodo zuria, Perdiu blanca
Finnish: Kiiruna
Faroese: Fjallarýpa, Rýpa
French: Lagopède alpin, Lagopède des Alpes, Lagopède des rochers, Poule de neige
Irish: Tarmachan
Gaelic: Gealag bheinne, Tàrmachan
Galician: Perdiu blanca, Perdiz das neves
Manx: Giallag ny beinney
Hebrew: שכו-י צפון
Hungarian: Havasi hófajd
Icelandic: Fjallrjúpa, Rjúpa
Italian: Pernice bianca, Pernice bianca delle Alpi
Inuktitut: Aqisseq, Arqagik
Japanese: Raicho, raichou
Japanese: ライチョウ
Khakas: Тасхыл кÿркÿзi
Kazakh: Тунра аққұры
Greenlandic: Aqisseq Rype
Cornish: Coryar Alban
Latin: Lagopus alpinus, Lagopus muta, Lagopus mutus, Lagopus rupestris
Lithuanian: Kalninė žvyrė, Tundrinė kurapka
Macedonian: Алпска (Снежна) кокошка
Mongolian: Цэвдгийн цагаан ятуу
Dutch: Alpensneeuwhoen, Sneeuwhoen
Norwegian: Blå-rjupa, Fjellrype, Fjellskarv
Polish: pardwa górska
Portuguese: Lagopo-cinzento, lagópode branco, Lagópode-branco
Romansh: Urblauna
Russian: Tundryanaya Kuropatka, Куропатка тундряная, Острохвостый тетерев, Тундренная куропатка, Тундряная куропатка
Scots: Tarmachan
Northern Sami: Giron
Slovak: snehuľa horská
Slovenian: belka, snežni jereb
Swedish: Fjällripa
Turkish: Dağ Kartavuğu
Tuvinian: Даш аганаа
Chinese: [xue-ji], [yan lei-niao], 岩雷鸟, 雪鸡

 

         

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