Red-necked Phalarope Nest
Phalaropus lobatus

f20 @ 1/250s, ISO:1000, Nikon D300S w 17-55mm @ 55mm


"Red-necked Phalarope," Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The nest is a grass-lined depression at the top of a small mound. Clutch size is usually 4 splotchy olive-buff eggs, but can be fewer. Incubation is about 20 days. The young mainly feed themselves and are able to fly within 20 days of hatch.
Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, Canada
 
07/01/2011