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This splendid tour explores the fascinating bird life of Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania, and makes a brief visit to New South Wales where we will hope to see the amazing Plains-wanderer, a unique species in a family of its own! (Pete Morris)

Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Pedionomus torquatus Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Pedionomidae Family
15-19 cm Length
Grassland & arable land.  Endemic to Austrailia:- New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria. Habitat
Altitude
Range
 3–5 eggs in a shallow, grass-lined scrape.  Incubation by both parents Clutch
Arthropods, worms, beetles, larvae & crustaceans. Food  
  Habits
2962 - TSN: 176172 - Sub-species World Number
Endangered Status

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AKA:- Czech: Dropík australský
Danish: Slettevandrer
German: Steppenläufer, Trappenkampfwachtel, Trappenlaufhühnchen
English: Collared Hemipode, Plain Wanderer, Plains Wanderer, Plains-wanderer
Spanish: Llanero, Torillo Australiano
Estonian: rohtlakurp
Finnish: arojuoksija, Arojuoksijat
French: Hémipode à collier, Pédionome errant
Italian: Emipode dal collare, Pedionomo errante
Japanese: kubiwamifuuzura
Japanese: クビワミフウズラ
Latin: Pedionomus torquatus
Dutch: Trapvechtkwartel
Norwegian: Slettevandrer
Polish: dropiatka, Dropnik
Russian: Австралийская трехперстка, австралийский странник
Slovak: prepel púštový, Prepel' púšt'ový, prepeľ púšťový
Swedish: Stäpplöpare
Chinese: 领鹑

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