Sociable lapwing

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The Sociable lapwing(Vanellus gregarius) is a medium sized Wader of the family Charadriidae. 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.

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

Additional Material...
 Sociable lapwing - Images - google.com
 Sociable lapwing - Video - youtube.com
 Sociable lapwing - Datazone - birdlife.org
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