The opinions of Plains-wanderers

To: "Birding-Aus Aus" <>
Subject: The opinions of Plains-wanderers
From: "Chris Sanderson" <>
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2008 14:53:16 +1100
And lets not forget Oriental Plover, Oriental Pratincole and Australian
Pratincole.  Actually, when you think about it there's an awful lot of
non-wading waders...


On Jan 17, 2008 2:32 PM, <> wrote:

> The terms Shorebirds and Waders all  have reference to water, but birds
> like Little Curlew, Ibis species, as well as the other 3 species
> previously mentions(dotterel, lapwing and plains wanderer), all can be
> found 100's of kilometres from water.  Perhaps a more common element is
> wide expanse's or sparse vegetation. We could call them Plainbirds, but
> i'm sure they wouldn't appreciate being called plain ; )

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