Red-necked Phalarope

Phalaropus lobatus

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Sandpipers, Phalaropes (Scolopacidae)

Code 4

RNPH

Code 6

PHALOB

ITIS

HEAD

Red-necked Phalarope Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Dagger
  • Eye Color: Dark brown
  • Head pattern: Capped, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Gray
  • Forehead Color: Gray
  • Nape Color: Gray and rust-brown.
  • Throat Color: White and gray with red-brown sides.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Red-necked Phalarope Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 19-20 cm (7.5-8 in)
  • Weight: 48 g (1.69 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Gray
  • Underparts: Gray and white mottled breast and sides; white belly.
  • Upperparts: Gray and black with buff stripes and some feather edging.
  • Back Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Red-necked Phalarope Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift shallow flight with rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 36-38 cm (14-15 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Gray
  • Under Tail: Gray and white.
  • Leg Color: Blue-gray
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
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