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Red Phalarope

Phalaropus fulicarius


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.


Beach on lake


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

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Iowa, USA

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

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