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Related to Wilson's phalarope: Steganopus tricolor
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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|Noun||1.||Wilson'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
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