This image is included in a gallery "Stunning Bird Shots" curated by anandamoy chatterji.
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The protruded wing spurs means the bird is alerted and ready to take off.
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Tags: Masked Lapwing Victoria Australia SLB-flying concordians Banksia Park vanellus miles wing spur Spring macro photography close-up in flight avian blue sky nature closetonature National Geographic NGC bird watcher