Bird name puzzle

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Subject: Bird name puzzle
From: "Terry Pacey" <>
Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2002 11:56:23 +1000

I have checked all the older guides I can find and can not find "Rock
plover" as an alternative name.

Could it be a corruption of "Flock Plover" - the Banded Lapwing or "Stone
Plover" - Bush Stone-curlew?  Both of these names are regularly mentioned in
older literature.

Terry Pacey

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