Masked Lapwings

To: Canberra Birds <>
Subject: Masked Lapwings
From: Denise Kay <>
Date: Tue, 9 May 2017 21:20:04 +0000
About 4.30 yesterday evening a noticed at leat 16 Masked lapwing having a meeting on the rugby oval at Duntroon. The oval at the new set of lights on Fairbairn Ave. 

I have never seen a flock of Lapwings before. They were in a rough circle facing each other what were they doing? 

Do they have juvenile flocks ? Do they participate in speed dating for the unattached ?

Also last Saturday early morning saw 7 Gang gangs heading into the ANU

And at least 50 YTBC heading in from the West over Giralang on Saturday and since daily visits to the pond of about 10 taking in water at the weir. 


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