WILSON'S PHALAROPE

(Steganopus tricolor (7) or Phalaropus tricolor)

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Roberts VI / VII 293 / 264
Clements 2000 62.0850
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
57-33

 

   
A small to medium bird (21-23 cm) breeding in northern America and migrating to southern South America. It is a very rare vagrant to South Africa, inhabiting ponds, saltpans and shallow lakes. It swims less than other phalaropes and lives off aquatic invertebrates.

 

List of Stamps showing Wilson's Phalarope

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No stamps issued