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Masked Lapwing

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Vanellus miles Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Charadriidae Family
35cm Length
Marine intertidal, mudflats, grassland & wetlands. Between Range follow link Range:- Endemic to Habitat
Altitude
Range
3 to 5 Eggs, laid in a scrape. 28 days Incubation by both parents Fledging 35 days. Clutch
Arthropods, worms, beetles, larvae & crustaceans. Food  
Noted for aggressive defense of nest. Habits
3142 - TSN: 176495 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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AKA:- Czech: Cejka australská, čejka australská
Danish: Hvidhalset Maskevibe
German: Australische Lappenkiebitz, Maskenkiebitz, Schwarznackenkiebit, Soldatenkiebitz, Spornkiebitz
English: Australian Spurwinged Plover, Masked Lapwing, Masked Plover, Spurwinged Lapwing, Spur-winged Lapwing, Spurwinged Plover, Spur-winged Plover
Spanish: Avefría Militar
Estonian: lokutkiivitaja
Finnish: Naamiohyyppä
French: Vanneau soldat
Indonesian: Trulek Topeng
Italian: Pavoncella mascherata
Japanese: zugurotosakageri
Japanese: ズグロトサカゲリ
Latin: Hoplopterus miles, Lobibyx miles, Vanellus miles, Vanellus miles miles
Dutch: Maskerkievit, Noordelijke Maskerkievit
Norwegian: Maskevipe
Polish: czajka platkolica, czajka płatkolica, Czajka szponiasty
Russian: Солдатский чибис
Slovak: cíbik maskový
Swedish: Maskvipa
Chinese: 白颈麦鸡

Range:- Austrailia:- New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Austrailia, Christmas Island, Kangaroo Island Lord Howe Island, Norfolk Island.

Indonesia:- Ambon, Aru Islands, Irian Jay, Kai islands. Lesser Sunda, Mollucas, Seram Tanimbar Islands,

Island of New Guinea

Melanesia:- Fiji, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Solomons archipelago:-  Solomon Islands,  Western Province, Vanuatu, New Guinea

New Zealand:- North Island, South Island. Aukland Islands Campbell Island, Chatham Islands, Kermadec Island, Stewart Island.

Sub-species
Vanellus miles
Vanellus miles miles
Vanellus miles novaehollandiae

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