Red 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
Red Phalarope
Red Phalarope
Also Known As ..
Grey Phalarope
Page Last Updated 11/15/2019 7:44:58 PM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Both
Status Secure
Order Charadriiformes
Family Scolopacidae
Species Phalaropus fulicarius
Category Waders
StdName Red Phalarope
Vital Statistics
Length 7.9 to 8.7 ins
Weight 1.8 to 2.7 ozs
Wingspan 14.6 to 15.7 ins
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 EUYEurope
Region NAYNorth America
Country USYUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Red Phalarope (Species=Phalaropus fulicarius / Standard Name=Red Phalarope)