Lapwing
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Taken at Strathclyde Park on 14th November 2014 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.




 

Taken at Baron's Haugh on 9th October 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Lapwing.
Species :
Order:
Family:
Local names:
Vanellus vanellus.
Charadriiformes
Charadriidae
Bastard Plover, Crested Lapwing, French Pigeon, Green Lapwing, Peeweet, Plover, Tee-Wit, Tufit

Site Of Nest:
Materials:
Food:
Plumage:


Length:
Breeding Period:
Eggs:
A depression in the ground.
Grass, straw.
Insets, worms, slugs.
Greenish-black on crown and crest. Whitish on the
side of neck above metallic green with purple reflections;
black quills; white tail feathers; fawn tail coverts.
76 cms
.
March-June
Olive-green, heavily bloched with black or
blackish brown. Very pointed at one end. View

Voice: