Northern lapwing

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The Northern Lapwing – (Vanellus vanellus) is a species of Wader of the family Charadriidae. Its summer breeding range is widely spread across Temperate Eurasia. It is resident in W Europe, but the migratory birds winter on the fringes of the the Mediterranean Sea and similar latitudes across Asia. In the AWB Region it is a summer breeder in the South Caucasus and bordering NE Turkey, this merges into a resident population across Central and E Turkey into NW Iran. It is largely a winter visitor across W and S Turkey, N Iran, Cyprus, The Levant and the Fertile Crescent into SW Iran. In N Africa it is a winter visitor to the Nile Valley, N Egypt and suitable habitats across N Libya to the Maghreb states coastal plains along the Atlantic seaboard to the Canary Islands.

Order:  Charadriiformes
Family: Charadriidae
Genus:  Vanellus

Species...Vanellus vanellus
Northern Lapwing - Species - ebird.org
Northern Lapwing - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Northern Lapwing - Card - oiseaux-birds.com
Northern Lapwing - Birds - vogelwarte.ch
Northern Lapwing - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

Additional Material...
Northern Lapwing - Images - google.com
Northern Lapwing - Video - youtube.com
Northern Lapwing - Datazone - birdlife.org
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