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White-tailed Ptarmigan Lagopus leucura

Uncommon resident on high peaks north of Snoqualmie Pass on both sides of Cascade crest. Forages and nests on subalpine parkland and alpine tundra among rocks, willows, and snowfields. Two "confirmed" BBA records, from Big Snow Mountain (King County) and Bears Breast Mountain (Kittitas County). Ptarmigan also recorded outside BBA period on Alta Mountain (Kittitas County) and Snoqualmie Peak (King County).

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