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Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

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July 26, 2014

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July 30, 2014 12:03 PM CEST

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July 30, 2014 12:36 PM CEST

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Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

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July 15, 2014

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Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

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July 15, 2014

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Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

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July 6, 2014

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Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

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July 4, 2014

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Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

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July 4, 2014

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June 22, 2014 01:30 PM CEST

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Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

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May 17, 2014

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Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

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petemella

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March 12, 2014

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April 20, 2014 10:08 AM SAST
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Description from Wikipedia

The Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus), also known as the Peewit or Pewit (imitative of its cry), Green Plover (emphasising the colour of the plummage) or (in the British Isles) just Lapwing (which refers to its peculiar, erratic way of flying), is a bird in the plover family. It is common through temperate Eurasia. It is highly migratory over most of its extensive range, wintering further south as far as north Africa, northern India, Pakistan, and parts...

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.