Even when the nesting ground is invaded, this phalarope is very quiet and not very demonstrative.
Other shorebirds that eat leaf-beetles are the Wilson phalarope and dowitcher.
The Wilson phalarope habitually wades in this part of the world, swimming only occasionally, but its markings are distinctive.
It may thus be inferred that the pairing habits of this phalarope are most singular, the female conducting the courtship!
This phalarope holds its gray plumage well into the spring and adults quickly resume same when they go to sea in late summer.
As Professor Newton has remarked, both this and the preceding species of phalarope are entrancingly interesting in their habits.
Though not exactly web-footed, the phalarope swims with the greatest ease.
Along the shores of Fond du Lac we descry a long-legged wader, the phalarope.
This phalarope is one of the most beautiful of all our shore birds, and is the most southerly distributed of the phalaropes.
If the fly escaped, the phalarope sometimes ran after it, bill out.