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English: The blinking eye of a Masked Lapwing in Cairns, Queensland, Australia. The nictitating membrane closes from only one side, and is translucent. The eyelids themselves do not close during blinking, but do so for sleep.
Français : Le clignement de l'œil d'un vanneau soldat (sous-espèce nord, Vanellus miles miles). La membrane nictitante, translucide, est la seule à se fermer sur l'œil. L'oiseau ne ferme ses paupières que pour dormir.
Date 23 July 2010
Source Own work
Author Toby Hudson

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16° 55′ 7.18″ S, 145° 46′ 37.07″ E

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