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Red Phalarope

Phalaropus fulicarius

Description:

Winter: Medium sized shorebird, white head, chest and belly, belly has some faint rufous patches, unmarked gray back and wings, black around eye and behind eye, short, thick bill.

Habitat:

Beach on lake

Notes:

A very rare bird for this area, was a lifer.

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littlechippy
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littlechippy

Iowa, USA

Spotted on Aug 30, 2014
Submitted on Sep 1, 2014

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