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What does WIPH stand for?

WIPH stands for Wilson's Phalarope (bird species Phalaropus tricolor)

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The discovery included: thirty undocumented bird species, including the black-and-white hawk eagle, Wilson's phalarope, and ash colored cuckoo; two undocumented mammals - Niceforo's big-eared bat and the Tricolored Bat; as well as 233 undocumented species of butterflies and moths.
A wilson's phalarope, an American species, was also at Seaforth for a few days prior to the lapwing.
Once formal descriptions and photographs of the Wilson's Phalarope have been assessed by the Emirates Bird Record Committee (EBRC), it will become the 435 th wild species on the official UAE Bird List, maintained by the EBRC in association with EAD.
Scientists consider many species among these to be threatened or in need of special protection, including: Peregrine Falcon, Red-tailed Hawk, Least Bittern, Great Blue Heron, Northern Pintail, Blue-Winged Teal, Northern Shoveler, American Widgeon, Northern Harrier, Harris' Hawk, Short-eared Owl, Cinnamon Teal, Redhead Duck, Least Sandpiper, Baird's Sandpipe and Wilson's Phalarope.
Their sheer numbers organically drawn in a single flock or gathered together on any given day on mud flats, marshlands, or open water, during spring and fall migrations, split the imagination wide-open: 10,000 snowy plovers; 17,000 Western sandpipers; 32,000 long-billed dowitchers; 65,000 black-necked stilts; 250,000 American avocets; 400,000 eared grebes; 500,000 Wilson's phalaropes.
This is only the ninth time a Wilson's Phalarope has been seen in Lancashire and the third time at Martin Mere, after sightings in 1990 and 1991.