Grey Phalarope

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Colouring Black-brown streaked upper, orange-red lower
Voice High
Feeds on Insect larvae, worms and seeds
Flight Slow
Nesting Ground
Social Small Flocks
Grey Phalarope
Grey Phalarope
Also Known As ..
Red Phalarope
Page Last Updated 4/19/2018 3:59:00 AM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Both
Status Secure
Order Charadriiformes
Family Scolopacidae
Species Phalaropus fulicarius
Category Waders
StdName Red Phalarope
Vital Statistics
Length 20 to 22 cms
Weight 50 to 75 gms
Wingspan 37 to 40 cms
Lifespan 1 to 10 years
Beak Length Medium
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUNEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States


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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Grey Phalarope (Species=Phalaropus fulicarius / Standard Name=Red Phalarope)