|Black-fronted Dotterel Elseyornis melanops
The Black-fronted Dotterel is distributed in Australia and New Zealand where it is found on a wide variety of shallow, mainly freshwater, wetlands. See the distribution map at Birdlife International. It is normally seen singly or in pairs and only rarely in small flocks.
|It has a black forehead which extends into the crown and along the eye to join the black breast-band. It has a white supercilium and a chestnut shoulder-bar in otherwise pale brown upperparts. The eye-ring is red and the bill is red with a black tip.|
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