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Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus) | by Gregory "Slobirdr" Smith
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Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus)

A female Red-necked Phalarope in alternate (breeding) plumage. Phalaropes exhibit role reversal in nesting. After the female lays the eggs, the male incubates and then raises the young. She moves on to her next mate. They call it polyandry…

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Taken on May 22, 2007