wilsons phalarope

Wilson's phalarope

noun
a phalarope, Phalaropus tricolor, that breeds in the prairie regions of North America and winters in Argentina and Chile.

Origin:
1820–30, Americanism; see Wilson's storm petrel

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wilson's phalarope

noun
breeds on the northern great plains of Canada 
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