Wilson's phalarope


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Related to Wilson's phalarope: Steganopus tricolor

Wilson's phalarope

n.
A gray or gray and brown shorebird (Phalaropus tricolor) of North and South America, having white underparts and a black needlelike bill.

[After Alexander Wilson (1766-1813), Scottish-born American ornithologist.]
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Noun1.Wilson's phalarope - breeds on the northern great plains of CanadaWilson's phalarope - breeds on the northern great plains of Canada
phalarope - small sandpiper-like shorebird having lobate toes and being good swimmers; breed in the Arctic and winter in the tropics
genus Steganopus, Steganopus - a genus of Phalaropidae
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