. A history of British birds / by the Rev. F. O. Morris . H I * =--/ r-^V <ii^^. 203 PTARMIGAN. Lagnpns vulgaris^ Fleming. miitusy Selby. GouLr>. Tetrao lagopusy Pennant. Montagu. Lagopus Lagos—A hare Fous—A foot. Vulgaris—Common. This beautiful bird, the Ptarmigan of the Gaelic, whosesnowy whiteness puts one in mind of the far-famed Campanero,the Bell-bird of the Brazils, belongs to Northern Europe,Asia, and America, even within the Polar circle, as theaccounts of the Arctic expeditions so often testify, extendingalso in its range to more southerly districts—Germany, Savoy,Switzerland,

. A history of British birds / by the Rev. F. O. Morris . H I * =--/ r-^V <ii~^^. 203 PTARMIGAN. Lagnpns vulgaris^ Fleming. miitusy Selby. GouLr>. Tetrao lagopusy Pennant. Montagu. Lagopus Lagos—A hare Fous—A foot. Vulgaris—Common. This beautiful bird, the Ptarmigan of the Gaelic, whosesnowy whiteness puts one in mind of the far-famed Campanero,the Bell-bird of the Brazils, belongs to Northern Europe,Asia, and America, even within the Polar circle, as theaccounts of the Arctic expeditions so often testify, extendingalso in its range to more southerly districts—Germany, Savoy,Switzerland, Stock Photo
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. A history of British birds / by the Rev. F. O. Morris . H I * =--/ r-^V <ii~^^. 203 PTARMIGAN. Lagnpns vulgaris^ Fleming. miitusy Selby. GouLr>. Tetrao lagopusy Pennant. Montagu. Lagopus Lagos—A hare Fous—A foot. Vulgaris—Common. This beautiful bird, the Ptarmigan of the Gaelic, whosesnowy whiteness puts one in mind of the far-famed Campanero, the Bell-bird of the Brazils, belongs to Northern Europe, Asia, and America, even within the Polar circle, as theaccounts of the Arctic expeditions so often testify, extendingalso in its range to more southerly districts—Germany, Savoy, Switzerland, and even to Spain and Italy, from Xorway, Lapland, Sweden, and Eussia, and the Arctic regions. It is said also to have been an inhabitant formerly ofWales and the north of England, but it has followed thefortunes of the Gael to the Highlands of Sutherlandshire andother counties, and there finds a comparative secm-ity, whichacross the Border it could no longer count upon. InWestmoreland and Cumberland, in the neighbourhood ofKeswick, it was formerly to be found. In the Heb

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