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Ptarmigan puffing out | by David C Walker 1967
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Ptarmigan puffing out

This image is of a male relaxing on the slopes on the Cairngorms. I was taken with the way that he puffed out his feathers, presumably to provide further insulation to the cold weather, or maybe he was impersonating the shape of the photographer!!

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Taken on February 2, 2012