The Red Phalarope breeds on coastal tundra in the high-Arctic of Alaska and northern Canada (Tracy et al. 2002). In Montana, this species has just six records over the past decade (Montana Bird Distribution Committee 2012).
For a comprehensive review of the conservation status, habitat use, and ecology of this and other Montana bird species, please see Marks et al. 2016, Birds of Montana.
Direct Evidence of Breeding
Indirect Evidence of Breeding