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    • Vanellus vanellus
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Recent observations

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Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

Observer

speedy

Date

April 23, 2015

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Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

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speedy

Date

April 23, 2015

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No photos or sounds

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Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus) Vanellus vanellus

Observer

dhobern

Date

April 17, 2015 09:08 AM CEST

Description

Flying over in a northerly direction, just to the west

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Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

Observer

sara4

Date

April 13, 2015

Place

rye meads (Google, OSM)

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Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

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lungta

Date

April 13, 2015 03:46 PM CEST

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No photos or sounds

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evahedstrom

Date

April 6, 2015

Description

Tofsvipa

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Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

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chamaeleo

Date

April 2, 2015 02:40 PM CEST

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No photos or sounds

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Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

Observer

evahedstrom

Date

April 3, 2015

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No photos or sounds

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Kiebitz Vanellus vanellus

Observer

jakob

Date

March 28, 2015

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No photos or sounds

Observer

arodris

Date

March 22, 2015

Description

2

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Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

Observer

sindic

Date

December 20, 2010

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Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

Observer

speedy

Date

March 8, 2015

Place

Merzenich (Google, OSM)
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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.