masked lapwing

/maskt ˈlæpwɪŋ/ (say mahskt 'lapwing)

a medium-sized, brown-winged, black-crowned plover, Vanellus miles, with prominent yellow facial wattles and wing spurs, frequenting mudflats, well-watered paddocks and urban parks throughout the eastern half of Australia, New Guinea and south-western Indonesia; alarm bird.
See masked plover, spur-winged plover.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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