184. Phalaropus hyperboreus.
THE RED-NECKED PHALAROPE.
Hyperboreus = northern; =beyond Boreas, "at the back of the north wind"; from =above, and =the north wind, the north.
Male 6 4/5". Female 7 1/2". Legs green. Bill 4/5", dusky.— In winter: Crown brown. Forehead white. Back and tail brown, edged red. Broad white bar on the wing.— In summer: Above black, edged red. Neck red. Breeds in N. Europe, Asia, and America, and winters in Arabia, Baluchistan, and Sind. Four eggs (1.15 x 0.86), olive, spotted red. (J. 890. B. 1480.)
(ii.) Bill flat and broad.