The Red Phalarope at the Wells sewage ponds in Faribault Co has been seen again as recently as Friday afternoon, Nov 27, although nothing about this has been reported to mou-net since it was first posted by Wayne Feder on Nov 25.
He first found it that morning at "the eastern-most of the two ponds located on the north side of the highway” and assumed it was a Red-necked Phalarope. After reading Wayne's report and suspecting it might have been a Red Phalarope this late in the season, I contacted him and he kindly e-mailed a nice photo of the bird showing that it was indeed a Red Phalarope. He then corrected his ID on mou-net that evening.
Hopefully, one of the observers can provide an image of this bird to the Recently Seen page on the MOU’s website, and that updates on its presence will be posted here. Nice find, Wayne!
Kim R Eckert, Duluth
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