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Banded Lapwing

The Nidool-yorong are nomadic and fly considerable distances to find food and water.

Bushland Birds Bushland

Noongar Names: Nidool-yorong

Scientific Name: Vanellus tricolor

Conservation Status: Least concern

Threats: Habitat loss, dog and cat predation

Will they visit?: Banded Lapwings may visit homes located near their preferred habitat

Natural Distribution: Common and widespread throughout the South West,, rarer in the Perth region

Habitat at a Glance

See Habitat Guide for more detail

Shelter: Open grassy areas with some shrubs

Diet: Insects

Water: Shallow water on the ground

ReWild Benefit: Pest control

ReWild Benefits

Banded Lapwings help to control pest species within the ecosystem. Visit BirdLife Australia to learn more about our native birds. If you have seen one in your neighbourhood or around the home you can record your sighting on Birdata and help scientists monitor their population.

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