Red-necked Phalarope

Phalaropus lobatus
A Red-necked Phalarope specimen on display in the exhibit "Birds of D.C."

DC Information

A very rare migrant, recorded here in May, June, August, September, and October, on the Potomac River and Eastern Shore. Females are larger than the males and more colorful in breeding plumage.

Specimen Information

Date:  5/6/1918
Collected By:  Edward J Brown
Locality:  Rancho Domingo, Los Angeles Co, CA
Sex:  Female
Catalog ID:  255009