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Charadrius australis

Inland Dotterel at Brogers Creek, NSW

Charadrius australis at Brogers Creek, NSW - 2 Feb 2017
Charadrius australis at Brogers Creek, NSW - 2 Feb 2017
Charadrius australis at Brogers Creek, NSW - 2 Feb 2017
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Identification history

Charadrius australis 5 Jun 2018 CharlesDove
Charadrius australis 5 Jun 2018 CharlesDove

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Significant sighting

5 Jun 2018

This species is very rare in this region and as the name pertains it prefers the inland. Charadrius australis. The inland dotterel is an endemic shorebird of the arid Australian interior. It forms loose flocks in sparsely vegetated gibber plain and claypans in the day where it loafs in the shade and eats shoots of shrubs.

Author's notes

Charadrius australis. The inland dotterel is an endemic shorebird of the arid Australian interior. It forms loose flocks in sparsely vegetated gibber plain and claypans in the day where it loafs in the shade and eats shoots of shrubs.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 2 Feb 2017 12:00 AM Recorded on
  • CharlesDove Recorded by
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