Banded Lapwing

Vanellus tricolor (Vieillot, 1818)

The Banded Lapwing is a large plover with a broad black breast band and white throat. The upperparts are mainly grey-brown with white underparts. There is a black cap and broad white eye-stripe, with a yellow eye-ring and bill and a small red wattle over the bill. The legs are pinkish-grey.

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What habitats does Vanellus tricolor live in?

They prefer open, short grasslands such as heavily grazed paddocks, agricultural lands and saline herblands in dry and semi-arid regions

What is the distribution of Vanellus tricolor?

Across Australia

How big does Vanellus tricolor grow?

Can grow up to around 29 cm

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