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Banded Lapwing

Vanellus tricolor

Description:

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

Habitat:

Open grassland and wetlands

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3 Comments

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago

Nice Spotting

StevenSpragg
StevenSpragg 9 years ago

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

Atul
Atul 9 years ago

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

StevenSpragg
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StevenSpragg

6161, Western Australia, Australia

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

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