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Phalarope à bec large, Grey Phalarope, Grey (Red) Phalarope
Breeding Range Subregions
mostly high (locally low) Arctic marshy tundra of Holarctic: from sw, ec Greenland, Iceland (local), Svalbard (n of Norway), Novaya Zemlya and n Siberia to Bering Strait; n Alaska and n Canada including s tier of Arctic Canadian islands
The mid-sized phalarope of three. Generally out at sea and rarely seen. Similar to the [Red-necked Phalarope] in non-breeding plumage, but has a slightly shorter thicker bill that is not all black. Non-breeding [Wilson's Phalarope] is all grey.