Vanellus miles

Masked Lapwing at Ocean Grove, VIC

Vanellus miles at Ocean Grove, VIC - 30 Sep 2018
Vanellus miles at Ocean Grove, VIC - 30 Sep 2018
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Vanellus miles 3 Apr 2024 Liam.m
Vanellus miles 3 Apr 2024 Petesteamer

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Ocean Grove: Small swampy lake come flood mitigation bay. Lots of tall swamp plants, good cover, surrounding house gardens have lots of flowering trees and shrubs, mostly native. Birds have walkers past frequently so are relatively docile and approachable.

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Location information

Sighting information

  • 4 Abundance
  • 30 Sep 2018 12:49 PM Recorded on
  • Petesteamer Recorded by

Additional information

  • True Nesting site

Species information

  • Vanellus miles Scientific name
  • Masked Lapwing Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local native
  • Non-Invasive
  • -2.57m to 1112.6m Recorded at altitude
  • 350 images trained Machine learning
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  • Synonyms

    Vanellus (Lobipluvia) miles Vanellus (Lobipluvia) miles novaehollandiae

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