Plains-wanderer adult female

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Plains-wanderer adult female

After only two days in Melbourne, we set off for Deniliquin in New South Wales, famous in bird watching circles as the place to see Plains-wanderer. This remarkable species in its own family is best found at night. After searching for about four hours from dusk, we found this adult female.

Country: Australia
Location: near Deniliquin, NSW
Family: Plains-wanderer (Pedionomidae)
Species: Plains-wanderer (Pedionomus torquatus)
Date taken: 11/11/2013