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Vanellus armatus (Blacksmith Plover, Bontkiewiet) Bird

Seen 168 times by 15 people Photographed 103 times

The vernacular name derives from the repeated metallic 'tink, tink, tink' alarm call, which suggests a blacksmith's hammer striking an anvil.

They feed on aquatic and terrestrial invertebrates.

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