It seems, from the many reports I have recieved, that Masked Lapwings
nesting on flat roofs is a common occurence.
On 23 April 2013 14:35, Chris Baxter <> wrote:
> Hi John and All
> On Kangaroo Island, SA, where masked Lapwing is very common, it includes
> Kingscote township lawns etc within its habitat. More than once a pair of
> birds have nested on the flat roof of the Kingscote gift shop in the main
> street of Kingscote, successfully producing young. In my ranger days I can
> remember having to rescue small chicks from the roof and relocate them to
> the esplanade foreshore lawns nearby (not much to eat up there!)-much to
> concern of the noisy parents who berated me with much calling and swooping.
> In the end they settled down and the family of lapwings were again most
> happy together on the lawns and esplanade beach.
> Chris Baxter
> Kangaroo Island, SA
> -----Original Message-----
> On Behalf Of John Leonard
> Sent: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 11:42 AM
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> Subject: [Birding-Aus] Masked Lapwings on a roof
> At the local primary school here in Canberra I have noticed that a apir of
> Masked Lapwings frequenly the flat roof of the main, one-story building. I
> guess they avoid the kids that way.
> Does anyone have any infroamtion about Masked Lapwings actually nesting on
> flat roofs?
> John Leonard
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