The Red-wattled lapwing – Vanellus indicus is a large species of Type – Wader of the family Charadriidae and the Order Charadriiformes. It resident across a wide range of SW and southern Asia but has more recently extended its range to N UAE and N and NE Oman. Further in the AWB Region it is resident along the Eastern border of Iran, S and SW Iran bordering into E and SE Iraq.
Type - wader - continuously wary day and night, very noisy when disturbed, Habitat - wetlands, particularly in grassy open country or well watered agricultural lands, Order: Charadriiformes Family: Charadriidae Genus: Vanellus
Species...Vanellus indicus Red-wattled lapwing - Species -ebird.org Red-wattled lapwing - Species sheet - wikipedia.org Red-wattled lapwing - Science - the guardian.com Red-wattled lapwing - Database - avibase Red-wattled lapwing - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org
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