Plains-wanderer

Plains-wanderer

Plains-wanderer by Candy McManiman
Species & Artwork Details
Status: 
Endangered
Family: 
PEDIONOMIDAE
Order: 
CHARADRIIFORMES
Genus: 
Pedionomus
Species: 
torquatus
Population trend: 
decreasing
Authority: 
Gould, 1841
Medium: 
acrylic
If there is one bird that tops your list, it could easily be this endemic family of one. Searching sheep pasture by spotlight and finding one or even more is certainly worth the price of admission. To get a photo of a beautiful female, all of 15cm, is pretty thrilling.