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Masked Lapwing

Masked Lapwing (Vanellus miles) Occur throughout most of continental Australia except for the central and westerly parts of Western Australia and South Australia. ·Utilise a wide variety of natural and human-made open environments often situated close to wetlands. Commonly observed in farmlands, grasslands, estuaries and suburban open areas such as gold courses, playing fields and lawns. ·Feeds on a variety of invertebrates from worms, millipedes and grasshoppers, as well as plant matter including seeds and leaves.

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Ai Shan 12 Sep 2009

Awesome capture!

Regina Coeli deWinter 12 Sep 2009

You've captured an inquisitiveness here that is quirky and wonderful.

Cheri Laffre Stewart 10 Sep 2009

nice capture

Loredana 10 Sep 2009

Gorgeous I have never seen one :

Sharon Gonzalez 10 Sep 2009

WHAT A COOL LOOKING BIRD, ROPATI. EXCELLENT SHOT.