Australian Bush Birds
Central Coast NSW

    Central Coast NSW



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.