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Black-fronted Dotterel (Plover)
Elseyornis melanops

Photo Courtesy of Birdway Australia

Photo Courtesy of Birdway Australia
Black Fronted Dotterel

Photo Courtesy of Birdway Australia
Bird Family :"Plovers"
Description :Common local species. Length 16cm. Call is a metallic ' pink ' .
Typical Habitat :Muddy margins of swamps, lagoons and dams.
Distribution :Common australia wide except Cape York, western S.A. and eastern W. A.
Migration :Resident / breeding. Main breeding season, April to December, variable.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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