The White-tailed lapwing – Vanellus leucurus is a medium sized species of Type – Wader of the family Charadriidae and the Order Charadriiformes. It is a Central Asiatic summer breeder which migrates to India, the Middle East and Africa in the winter. There are resident populations in S and SW Iran which merge into S and E Iraq with a small resident area around the Dammam/al Khobar area. The main wintering area is E and S Sudan for which there is a noticeable Passage through the Levant and the Nile Valley.
Type - wader - nests in small groups, Summer Habitat - inland freshwater marshes, Winter Habitat - wetlands with dense vegetation cover, Order: Charadriiformes Family: Charadriidae Genus: Vanellus
Species...Vanellus leucurus White-tailed lapwing - Species - ebird.org White-tailed lapwing - Species sheet - wikipedia.org White-tailed lapwing - Database - avibase White-tailed lapwing - Breeding - reasearchgate.net White-tailed lapwing -Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org
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