The alpine grouse (Lagopus transferred) is sometimes named also partridge of snows. This bird - in language same - gave its name to the Swedish city of Kiruna
As we saw higher, it would rather have its place in the frozen steppes of the Far North. It one is accustomed of windy spaces. This birds lives in manner very exposed, always with overdraft. What explains the adaptation of its plumage to the camouflage.