The Spur-winged lapwing – Vanellus spinosus, (Not to be confused with the Spur-winged plover which will lead you to an Australasian species), is a medium large species of Type – Wader of the family Charadriidae and the Order Charadriiformes. It is a summer breeder up the eastern seaboard of the Red Sea from Yemen to Palestine. Its main summer breeding area is W and Central Turkey with smaller areas in Cyprus, N Syria and Central Iraq. It is mainly resident across sub-Saharan Africa which includes the southern parts of the AWB Region countries from the Atlantic to the Indian Oceans, and also the full length of the Nile Valley.
Type - wader - Habitat - typically wetlands, also cultivated areas, even urban areas, Order: Charadriiformes Family: Charadriidae Genus: Vanellus
Species...Vanellus spinosis Spur-winged lapwing - Species - ebird.org Spur-winged lapwing - Species sheet - wikipedia.org Spur-winged lapwing - Database - avibase Spur-winged lapwing - Birds - birdlifecyprus.org Spur-winged lapwing - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org
Additional Material... Spur-winged lapwing - Images - google.com Spur-winged lapwing - Video - youtube.com Spur-winged lapwing - Datazone - birdlife.org