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ShorebirdVanellus miles

Masked Lapwing at Moss Vale, NSW

Vanellus miles at Moss Vale, NSW - 9 May 2019

Identification history

Shorebird Vanellus miles 14 May 2019 michaelb
Shorebird Vanellus miles 13 May 2019 KarenG

Author's notes

This pair were seen near the Donkin Avenue car park at Moss Vale.


natureguy wrote:
   23 May 2019
This should be Vanellus miles.
michaelb wrote:
   24 May 2019
Thanks for your comment Luke. We call it Vanellus miles on CNM. But given the variety of opinion regarding the name, and Karen is the prime mover for this website, I went with her choice. But it can easily be changed.

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Location information

  • Coordinates 150.374444-34.550833
  • Altitude 699.0m
  • Places Moss Vale, NSW

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 9 May 2019 1:45 PM Recorded on
  • KarenG Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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