BEACH STONE-CURLEW FACTS
The Beach Stone-curlew is a large grey brown shorebird with large heavy bill. It has black head with long white stripe above the eye an black and white chin and throat. The wings have dark grey bar edged with white. The underside is white. The bill is black with yellow base and legs are pale
beaches, reefs, estuaries, islands, mudflats, mangroves, sandbars
crabs and other water invertebrates
The nest is on the sand above the high tide line. The female lays single egg.
The Beach Stone-curlew is found around the northern coast of Australia from New South Wales round to central Western Australia
Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
|Common Name:||Beach Stone-curlew|