Banded Lapwings

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Subject: Banded Lapwings
From: Con Boekel <>
Date: Sat, 5 Jan 2019 00:16:18 +0000


This may be true.

OTOH, the call of the Banded Lapwing is distinctive and carries a very long way.

Perhaps the drought has pushed a few more in this direction?



On 1/5/2019 10:49 AM, Martin Butterfield wrote:
The landowner who has been hosting the Banded Lapwings on the Plain has advised 
"Riding to Bungendore this morning at about 6 am and I could hear B Lapwings calling . After sometime I noticed them attacking /chasing a raptor , which I think was a Whistling Kite. This was along past the three humps where the paddocks to the west are full of serrated tussock only about 5-6 k from Bungers.  I mention this as the birds , BL  , maybe more widespread then we have thought, and perhaps in the past due to camouflage, lack of people looking/knowing have been more common then we think ?. "
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