The Sociable lapwing – Vanellus gregarius is a medium sized species of Type – Wader of the family Charadriidae and Order Charadriiformes. It is an Asiatic summer breeder from central Ukraine to E Kazakhstan, and winters in India, the Middle East and Africa. In the AWB Region it winters in Central and S Iraq, and a small enclave on the S Iran coast. The coastal regions of the N UAE and all the coastal regions of Oman. There are a couple of isolated wintering areas around Mecca and Palestine. The main wintering grounds extend across S Chad, Central and S Sudan and N Eritrea.
Type - wader - Summer Habitat - Breeds on open steppes grasslands, Winter Habitat - grasslands, arable farmlands, in flocks of various sizes, Order: Charadriiformes Family: Charadriidae Genus: Vanellus Note: This species is Critically Endangered
Species...Vanellus gregarius Sociable lapwing - Species - edgeofexistence.org Sociable lapwing - Species sheet - wikipedia.org Sociable lapwing - Species - ebird.org Sociable lapwing - Card - oiseaux-birds.com Sociable lapwing - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org
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