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Recent observations

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What

Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

Observer

tewksjj

Date

March 16, 2014 01:19 PM CET

Description

On sand bar - great look 7 of them

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

Observer

john11

Date

April 15, 1949

Place

Quarrendon (Google, OSM)

Description

Breeding.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

Observer

john11

Date

April 15, 1949

Place

Quarrendon (Google, OSM)

Description

Breeding.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

rogersanmart

Date

March 4, 2014 03:05 PM CET

Description

>40

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

archiverde

Date

December 28, 2012

Description

Distinguida por el plumaje de la cabeza. En el limo del lago.

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

Observer

carmelo_lopez

Date

January 7, 2012

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus) Vanellus vanellus

Observer

ryber

Date

September 22, 2013 12:19 PM WST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

finrod

Date

October 19, 2008

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

Observer

ryber

Date

August 20, 2013 09:31 AM WST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

Observer

ryber

Date

August 17, 2013 01:25 AM WST

Description

Difficult from the shot but confirmed through a scope and colouration and crest confirm ID - I think!

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

Observer

major_bombylius

Date

December 16, 2012

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

Observer

ivijayanand

Date

January 9, 2012 12:43 PM IST

Place

Kaziranga (Google, OSM)

Description

Northern Lapwing

Location: Kaziranga National Park, Eastern Range, Assam

Date: 9th January 2012

Equipment: Nikon D300s with Sigma 150-500mm OS lens

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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.