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Red-Necked Phalarope

by | Jun 14, 2022

Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus

Texas Status: Uncommon to rare fall migrant in the western third of Texas, they are however rare to very rare in the eastern half of Texas including the offshore areas. There are two records from Texas Pelagics trips. Red-necked Phalaropes have occasionally been reported from coastal and offshore waters during the late summer and fall. Fall migrants are found from mid-August through mid-October. (1)

(1) TOS Handbook of Texas Birds; by Mark W. Lockwood and Brush Freeman (2005)


Seasonal Occurrence Graph

Texas Pelagics Sightings Distribution

This map shows the geographic distribution of Red-necked Phalarope found in Offshore Texas (and Gulf of Mexico)
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