Grey-headed Lapwing

Scientific Name: Vanellus cinereus
Common Name: Grey-headed Lapwing 
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Identifying Features: grey head, grey neck, brown back, yellow legs, yellow bill with black tip, red eyes, yellow eye-ring

Fun Facts:

  • Nests from April to July in wet grassland, rice fields and marshland edges.
  • It is gregarious in nature. feeds in shallow water on insects, worms and molluscs.


This image was clicked by Sai Adikarla – via Flickr.

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