Vanellus miles  

Masked Lapwing (Vanellus miles)
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© Kay Parkin 2011
Artemis Station, QLD (Aug, 2011)

I think this is a lovely photo of this majestic creature, sitting humbly in the background as it was photo-bombed by a horse deciding to cool off in the dam.

Masked Lapwing (Vanellus miles)

Masked Lapwing