Canadian Geographic Photo Club - Gorgeous Lady!
  

Gorgeous Lady!

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by Nina_Stavlund from Ottawa CA on 25 Nov 2016
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Female Red-necked phalarope is quite the charter. Unlike most other bird species, the female Red-necked phalarope is the beautiful one, compared to her mate. As soon as she has laid the eggs, she takes off to find another partner, while the current male stays back to incubate, raise and feed the chicks all on his own. Photographed in Iceland.

tagged: red-necked phalarope female wader seabird bird nature wildlife nina stavlund birding birdwatching travel

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holly posted 2016-11-25 9:47pm

nice one!!

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