Pratincoles and coursers (family Glareolidae), including the primarily ground-feeding Australian Pratincole Stiltia isabella, are principally insectivorous. This paper presents a brief note on the first documented occurrence of Australian Pratincole (and indeed a rare record of any glareolid bird) feeding on vertebrate prey, in this case a small frog.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Northern Territory Naturalist|
|Early online date||Feb 2012|
|Publication status||Published - 2013|