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Masked lapwing

Vanellus miles


Large common plover of Australia, found in parks and lawns near water. Easily identifiable by the bright yellow facial mask


elder park


another species that became my photo target due to the difficulty of obtaining good photos. Fast moving with a highly reflective face that made focus difficult

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Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway a year ago

They're attacking us all right now. 8-) (pesky silver gulls)

Brian38 a year ago

Nice spotting and pics Karen!

5000, South Australia, Australia

Lat: -34.92, Long: 138.60

Spotted on Dec 22, 2016
Submitted on Nov 26, 2017

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