Grey Phalarope
Phalaropus fulicaria


Photographer

Dick Newell

Date

10th November 01

Location

Grafham Water, Cambs.

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This storm-blown visitor was extremely active feeding at the edge of the reservoir dam. These pictures show the distinctive chisel-shaped bill. I could not get a shot of its lobed feet. The Americans know it as Red Phalarope. It is a first winter bird.


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