Australian Bush Birds
Central Coast NSW

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Masked Lapwing, Spur-wing Plover

 

Masked Lapwing

The Masked Lapwing (Vanellus miles), or Spur-wing Plover, is a widespread species on grassy areas. Harsh cries attract attention, especially at night. Will not hesitate to attack animals or people with its wing-spurs while defending its nest-site or young birds.
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