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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125 81 melanocephata Phalarope 42 27 (unidentified) * Red-necked Phalarope 35 33% 23 Phalaropus lobatus Red Phalarope P.
A Kamchatka mew gull from Siberia recently appeared on Nantucket, along with a little gull, black-headed gull, and red phalarope. They came on the heels of a MacGillivray's warbler (a western species) in Lakeville, a Ross' goose in Ipswich, and a white-winged dove in Boston.
He manages to humanise the animals and make their day-to-day routines similar to that of their human counterparts: from the wild wolves that hunt in packs like the Geordie Shore girls on a night out, to a band of red phalarope birds doing their amusing battle dance like Frankie Cocozza after a few too many in a nightclub.
"You can check out birds that are born and bred here," says Sage, like the red phalarope. Up in Barrow, it's red during the breeding season.
Shearwater Journeys runs day trips (7:45 to 3 P.M.) into the bay; you might see albatross, red phalarope, tufted puffin, or thousands of storm petrels; plus blue or humpback whales, fur seals, Dall's porpoise.
himantopus indicated 0.61 0.11 breeders Buff-breasted Tryngites adjusted 1.00 0.10 sandpiper subruficollis total Long-billed Limnodromus indicated 1.00 0.10 dowitcher scolopaceus breeders Red-necked Phalaropus adjusted 1.00 0.10 phalarope lobatus total Red phalarope P.
Nonbreeding Breeding Species 2007 2008 2007 2008 American 0 < 1 0 0 golden-plover Long-billed 0 0 2 1 dowitcher Dunlin 1 0 4 < 1 Pectoral 0 0 2 1 sandpiper Semipalmated 0 0 0 < 1 sandpiper Red phalarope 1 < 1 17 11 Red-necked 0 < 1 0 < 1 phalarope Total 2 1 26 13 identified shorebirds Unidentified 3 1 13 8 shorebird Other bird 23 15 11 9 Unidentified 6 10 9 19 bird For nonbreeding guils, we lound a significant relationship between distance to active landfill and percent occurrence of garbage in diet samples for loafing sites with at least five diet samples (seven sites in each year; Fig.
melanotos), red phalarope (Phalaropus fulicarius), red-necked phalarope (P.
5000 [m.sup.2]) with high breeding densities of arctic tern and red-necked phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus), and smaller numbers of nesting red phalarope (Phalaropus fulicarius), long-tailed duck (Clangula hyemalis), mallard (Anas platyrhynchos), and red-breasted merganser (Mergus serrator).
Only seven species occurred in more than 25% of the clusters across the entire study area (American golden-plover, semipalmated sandpiper, pectoral sandpiper, dunlin, long-billed dowitcher, rednecked phalarope, and red phalarope).
2002), the red phalarope was the most abundant breeding shorebird on the Great Plain of the Koukdjuak, southwestern Baffin Island (pers.
White-rumped sandpiper (Calidris fuscicollis) and red phalarope (Phalaropus fulicarius) were the most abundant shorebirds breeding at Creswell Bay, and Lapland longspur (Calcarius lapponicus) was the most abundant breeding passerine.