The Banded Lapwing are medium-large plovers with distinctive markings - a bold
white stripe through the eye, small red wattle on forehead, white throat, with
black on the side of the throat and a white belly. Found throughout Australia, except the far north,
bare, stony or short-grass areas and found far from any water.
The bird have a aggressive display if you are seen getting close to its nest.
The chicks themselves are well camouflaged.