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Wilson’s Phalarope

Phalaropus tricolor

Wilson's Phalarope © Jon Coleman

Subspecies

None.

Other Names

None

Distribution

Australia: There are five reports for this species with good descriptions, though only one has been accepted. These are all in Victoria.  Other reports have been received but discounted.

Migratory habits

Migrates south to southern Peru, Chile, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay and Argentina to Tierra del Fuego.

Breeding

Breeds in southern Canada and western USA west to the Great Lakes.

Status

Vagrant.

Confusing Species

The other Phalaropes.