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Pratincole, Oriental
 
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Scientific Name:
Glareola maldivarum
Location(s):
Africa, Alaska, Asia, Australasia, Australia, Bangladesh, British Isles, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Denmark, East Timor, England, Europe, Global, Hong Kong, India, Indian Ocean Islands, IndoChina, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Melanesia, Micronesia, Middle East, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, North America, Northern Ireland, Norway, Pakistan, PakistanIndiaBanghladesh Read more
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IUCN
In February 2004, 2.88 million birds were counted by aerial survey on 80 Mile Beach, north-western Australia, and were assumed to consistute the majority of the world population, thus a global estimate of 2.9-3 million individuals is applied here. ...
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Wikipedia
Their most unusual feature of the pratincoles is that although classed as waders they typically hunt their insect prey on the wing like swallows, although they can also feed on the ground. ...
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