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All Names

  • Spanish
    • Falaropo pico largo
  • French
    • phalarope de Wilson
  • English
    • Wilson's Phalarope
  • Scientific Names
    • Steganopus tricolor
    • Phalaropus tricolor

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No one's observed a Wilson's Phalarope (Steganopus tricolor [inactive]) .
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Description from Wikipedia

The Wilson's Phalarope (Phalaropus tricolor) is a small wader. This bird, the largest of the phalaropes, breeds in the prairies of North America in western Canada and the western United States. It is migratory, wintering in inland salt lakes near the Andes in Argentina. They are passage migrants through Central America around March/April and again during September/October. The species is a rare vagrant to western Europe.

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.
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