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Double-banded Plover

Double-banded Plover

Charadrius bicinctus


Plovers, Dotterel and Lapwings

Conservation status:

Least concern

Brain to Body Mass Ratio:


Date Taken:

Friday, 12 July 2019

Closest Suburb To Observation:


Forced on to the high tide roost a dozen or so double banded plovers were waiting to feed on one of Mackay's southerly beaches. In a month or so they will return to the south island of New Zealand as one of the unique migratory birds that doesn't migrate north, south, rather east to west.

Alternate Sightings

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