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Plains-wanderer
 
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Scientific Name:
Pedionomus torquatus
Location(s):
Australasia, Australia, Global Read more
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IUCN
The population is estimated to vary from between 5,500–7,000 in good years to around 2,000 birds during periods of widespread drought (Baker-Gabb 2002, Garnett et al . 2011). It is placed in the band 1,000-2,499 mature individuals. ...
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Wikipedia
The Plains-wanderer is a quail-like ground bird, measuring 15–19 cm. The adult male is light brown above, with fawn-white underparts with black crescents. The adult female has a distinctive white-spotted black collar. They are poor flyers, preferring to run when startled. Females lay four eggs, which the male then incubates.[ 2] ...
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