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Breeding season: any time of the year (influenced by rainfall). Clutch size is three. Breed in response to heavy rain. Its nest is a shallow depression scratched in the ground, with small stones, twigs and other material scraped out of the depression, ringed around the outside. They gather in flocks and run to escape from danger, only taking flight at the last moment.
Black band over the crown and through the eye, and a black Y-shaped band on a white breast.
Source: Atlas of Living Australia
Inland Dotterel are mainly nocturnal, being generally inactive during the day and feeding at night.
Omnivore. Feeds on seeds and leaves during the day and insects and spiders at night.
Found in open, arid country, with a sparse growth of saltbush, bluebush or samphire.
Native to Australia