Lapwings are a family of birds known for their slow and irregular wingbeats while in flight. The masked lapwing in native to Australia and parts of New Zealand and New Guinea. It has a distinctive call and spends most of its time on the ground searching for food.
|SCIENTIFIC NAME||Vanellus miles
|WHERE IN THE WILD?
||Australia and parts of New Zealand and New Guinea|
|WHAT'S ON THE MENU?
||Insects and worms|