Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Fascinating Phalarope!

There is something totally fascinating about the feeding strategy of the Phalaropes: I'm assuming they spin fast enough to create a vortex that draws invertebrates in from the surrounding surface film and - possibly - up from the bed of the pool. This Red-necked Phalarope was absolutely tireless: it never stopped during the forty minutes Norman and I watched it...

 

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