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Banded Lapwing

Vanellus tricolor


Common bird found on rottnest Island. Less common and declining on mainland Australia due to predation from the introduced fox and cat. Highlights the importance of islands as refuges in wildlife conservation


Open grassland and wetlands

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Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago

Nice Spotting

StevenSpragg 9 years ago

Thanks, we also have the Masked Lapwing here, the banded lapwing is the less common of the two

Atul 9 years ago

cool spotting!!
we have the red wattled variety in abundance out here in this season..

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6161, Western Australia, Australia

Spotted on Jan 28, 2011
Submitted on Nov 15, 2011

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