red phalarope

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: phalarope - phalarope of northern oceans and lakesred phalarope - phalarope of northern oceans and lakes
phalarope - small sandpiper-like shorebird having lobate toes and being good swimmers; breed in the Arctic and winter in the tropics
genus Phalaropus, Phalaropus - type genus of the Phalaropidae: phalaropes
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A grey phalarope at RSPB Conwy gave good views over the weekend, while ruff, little stint and spotted redshank were the supporting cast.
And finally their patience was rewarded as a rare grey phalarope fluttered into view.
Experts said the moment the grey phalarope met its end is "unprecedented".
A GREY Phalarope - a tiny wader that usually spends winter far out to sea in the Atlantic - was blown by gales inland to Rutland Water in Leicestershire.
A Great Grey Shrike was on the north side of Llyn Alwen, high on the Denbigh Moors, while a Grey Phalarope spent Friday feeding on the water's edge at Abergwyngregyn.
He waited six hours and finally a rare grey phalarope, which breeds in Greenland, Iceland, Siberia and North America, fluttered into view.
The long-staying Black-necked Grebe remains at Bodfari sand quarry, while the weekend winds brought a Grey Phalarope to Porthmadog Cob and Sabine's Gulls to Enlli (Bardsey) and RSPB Point of Ayr.
Monday's gales brought other seabirds inshore to west-facing coasts: Sabine's gull and grey phalarope to Porthmadog Cob, another Sabine's off Black Rock Sands, Leach's petrels past Criccieth, Porth Ysgaden and Bardsey, and black terns from several watchpoints.
I update the daily bird news for the Glamorgan Bird Club's information line - a service provided for the club's 150 members - and the latest news includes a great skua and grey phalarope, both brought in by the storms last weekend.
Grey phalarope at Morfa |Madryn PIC: ROBIN SANDHAM THERE is something magical about Grey Phalaropes.
A blast of northerly air brought in a grey phalarope (Llydandroed Llwyd) to Conwy RSPB.
A Grey Phalarope is at Morfa Madryn, west of Llanfairfechan, while a Spoonbill was at RSPB Point of Ayr on Sunday.