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 - Wilson's Phalarope
 - Wilson's Phalarope

Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor

M. A. Colwell and Joseph R. Jehl Jr.
Version: 2.0 — Published January 1, 1994

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Figure 1. Annual Distribution of Wilson's Phalarope. - Range Map
  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Figure 1. Annual Distribution of Wilson's Phalarope.

Principal breeding range of Wilson’s Phalarope. This species also breeds locally north and east of this range (see text). Stars show principal saline wetlands often used by staging adults prior to their migration to South America: Great Salt Lake, UT, Mono Lake, CA, Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge, NV, Abert Lake, OR, and the commercial salt ponds at San Francisco Bay, CA. For details see text and Jehl (1988).

Recommended Citation

Colwell, M. A. and J. R. Jehl Jr. (1994). Wilson's Phalarope (Phalaropus tricolor), version 2.0. In The Birds of North America (A. F. Poole and F. B. Gill, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bna.83