Lapwing
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Taken at Port Seton on 16th February 2018 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.



 



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