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Masked lapwing

Vanellus miles

Description:

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

Habitat:

elder park

Notes:

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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2 Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway a year ago

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

Brian38
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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