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Old Friday 15th November 2019, 10:39   #1
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Phalarope ID help

hello, can you help me identify this Phalarope I saw at Fish Creek, Calgary Alberta on August 6th 2019. My first thought was Red-necked but someone said it looked like Wilson's. Thank
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Definitely Red-necked. Head pattern very distinctive with isolated dark cheeks, and bill much shorter and finer than Wilson's. The mantle braces are pro Red-necked too.

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