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Point Pelee National Park of Canada

Birds of Point Pelee National Park

Image of: Phalarope, Red-necked
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Phalarope, Red-necked
-Phalaropus lobatus (Linnaeus)

Female larger and in breeding plumage more brightly coloured than the male. A shorebird with lobed membranes along the sides of the front toes is a phalarope. White wing stripe separates it in all plumages from Wilson's Phalarope. Its very slender pointed bill distinguishes it from the Red Phalarope.