The Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus) breeds across northern Canada and Alaska where it may be a common spacies at some locations. In migration it may be seen in huge numbers off both coasts of the U.S. It winters mainly at sea in the Southern Hemisphere. The shots on this page were taken at Gambell, St. Lawrence Island, Alaska, in May, 2012, with a Canon EOS 1D Mark IV and an EF 500mm F/4 L IS lens and 1.4X extender. The first four shots show females.
A male Red-necked Phalarope is in the next two shots.
A female is on the right.
A male Red-necked Phalarope
A female Red-necked Phalarope