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Recent observations

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What

Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

Observer

annikaml

Date

May 28, 2012 06:53 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

Observer

ecologyelise

Date

November 12, 2014

Description

MANY. Very common.

Tags

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No photos or sounds

Observer

finrod

Date

October 31, 2014

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What

Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

Observer

speedy

Date

October 31, 2014

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Square

What

Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

Observer

sara4

Date

October 12, 2014

Place

wwt london (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Kiebitz Vanellus vanellus

Observer

jakob

Date

October 27, 2014

Place

Hinterhof (Google, OSM)

Description

A flock of 20-30 individuals flying overhead in a westerly direction.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

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Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

Observer

chamaeleo

Date

October 20, 2014 03:45 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

Observer

speedy

Date

October 19, 2014

Place

Zülpich (Google, OSM)

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What

Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

Observer

martingrimm

Date

October 5, 2014 12:13 PM CEST

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No photos or sounds

What

Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

Observer

chamaeleo

Date

October 12, 2014 02:05 PM CEST

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No photos or sounds

What

Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

Observer

chamaeleo

Date

October 12, 2014 01:52 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

Observer

sara4

Date

October 3, 2014

Place

wwt london (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.