Order: Charadriiformes | Family: Scolopacidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult, basic plumage | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Lake Junin
Age: Adult, Alternate plumage | Sex: Unknown | Loc. North America
Age: Adult, basic plumage | Sex: Unknown | Loc. North America
Age: Adult, transitional basic plumage | Sex: Unknown | Loc. North America
Status: The Wilson’s Phalarope is a common Boreal migrant mostly to Andean lakes and lagoons during the months of August through May, but some individuals overwinter in South America. It is rare along the coast and in Amazonia. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, Bo, and Ch.
Name in Spanish: Faláropo Tricolor.
Sub-species: Wilson’s Phalarope (Phalaropus tricolor), Vieillot 1819.
Meaning of Name: Phalaropus: Gr. phalaris= coot; and pous= foot. tricolor: L. tri=three, number three.
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 01/01/2015.