Bird Life List–Red-necked Phalarope

Red-necked Phalarope (Direct Image)

Red-necked Phalarope – Link to What Bird

Paddling on the lake today, there were several small black shorebirds swimming around us.  They would come super close,probably cause they knew I didn’t have my camera. Rich dark black contrasted with brilliant white, a straight bill, not short, not long, and a neck of brilliant red, some almost orange, with orange/red/peach stripes on the back.

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I came home and found it in my Shorebirds Book. Beginners Guide to Shorebirds, Page 91. Then I went to The Sibley Guide to Birds to mark it in my Life List and Oh NO!!! I’d already found it in August of 2011. Sigh. In Newport, Oregon.

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Well, it is the first time I’ve seen them on the lake. This page did not have a post-it flag on it, so I bet it is not entered into the Life List app on the iPod yet.

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One Response to Bird Life List–Red-necked Phalarope

  1. I really like the notes directly in the bird guide idea!

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