Wilson's Phalarope - Scolopacidae Phalaropus tricolor
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Female Wilson's Phalarope photo at Heber Fields June 2002 © NJDavis,  Scolopacidae Phalaropus tricolor
Male Wilson's Phalarope in summer plumage

Photo Details
1. female in summer plumage - June 2002 - Heber Fields, Wasatch County, Utah
2. male  in summer plumage - August 12, 2003 - Bear River MBR, Box Elder County, Utah
© NJDavis

L 9.25" WS 17".  Long yellow legs exceipt in breeding pumage when they are black - Long, thin, dark pointed bill - non-breeding has white belly and rump with gray back and back of head and neck - Breeding has dark stripe from bill, thru eye and down the side of the next - front of neck and upper breast is orange-rufous

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