Vanellus (Lobipluvia) miles (Boddaert, 1783)

Masked Lapwing

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The Masked Plover is white below, with brown wings and back and a black crown. It has yellow wattle son face, and have a thorny spur from the joint of each wing source: OZ Animals

External resources:

Record a Sighting


Compiled distribution map

Occurence records map



Biodiversity Heritage Library

Content and maps have been accessed from Atlas of Living Australia ( and Birdlife Australia (