White-tailed Lapwing

Scientific Name: Vanellus leucurus
Common Name: White-tailed Lapwing
Other Name: White-tailed plover

Identifying Features: brown body, yellow legs, black beak, grey breast, pale face

Fun Facts:

  • In some parts of its distribution range the species faces threats related to habitat destruction and unintentional poaching.
  • The breeding season call is a peewit, similar to northern lapwing.


This image was clicked by Imran Shah – via Flickr.

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