This small bird has a mix of brown and white feathers and makes a loud croaking sound.

Ptarmigan CR 1/6

XP 65
N Tiny animal
Init +2; Senses low-light vision; Perception +2


AC 14, touch 14, flat-footed 12 (+2 Dex, +2 size)
hp 2 (1d8–2)
Fort +0, Ref +4, Will +2


Speed 20 ft., fly 40 ft. (poor)
Melee bite +4 (1d2–4)
Space 2-1/2 ft.; Reach 0 ft.


Str 2, Dex 14, Con 7, Int 2, Wis 14, Cha 5
Base Atk +0; CMB +0; CMD 6
Feats Weapon Finesse
Skills Stealth +14 (+18 in snow); Racial Modifiers +4 Stealth in snow


Environment cold forests and plains
Organization solitary, pair, or flock (3–12)
Treasure none

These grouses molt through the seasons, appearing all white in the spring and shifting to a mix of brown and white in winter months.

Ptarmigans are roughly a foot long from beak to tail and have a wingspan of twice that.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Ultimate Wilderness © 2017, Paizo Inc.; Authors: Alexander Augunas, John Bennett, Robert Brookes, John Compton, Dan Dillon, Steven T. Helt, Thurston Hillman, Eric Hindley, Mikko Kallio, Jason Keeley, Isabelle Lee, Jason Nelson, Stephen Radney-MacFarland, Alex Riggs, David N. Ross, David Schwartz, Mark Seifter, Jeffery Swank, and Linda Zayas-Palmer.

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