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Brown-chested Lapwing

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Uganda is a great place for catching up with the delicate Brown-chested Lapwing, though it is a somewhat erratic non-breeding visitor to the country (Pete Morris)

Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Vanellus superciliosus Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Charadriidae Family
 23 cm Length
Grassland, savanna, wetlands, Rivers/Streams/Creeks lakes, pools, farmland, rural & urban areas. Range follow link Habitat
 Eggs, laid in a scrape.  Incubation by both parents Clutch
Arthropods, worms, beetles, larvae & crustaceans. Food  
3155 - TSN: 176500 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

Photo by Pete Morris  (Birdquest) © all rights reserved

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds © all rights reserved

If you have sound recording of the Brown-chested Lapwing please send it to xeno-canto. 


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AKA:- Czech: Cejka hnedoprsá, čejka hnědoprsá
Danish: Brunbrystet Vibe
German: Rotbrustkiebitz
English: Brown chested Lapwing, Brown-chested Lapwing, Brown-chested Plover, Brown-chested Watled Plover, Brown-chested Wattled Lapwing, Brown-chested Wattled Plover, Brown-chested wattled polver
Spanish: Avefría de Pecho Rufo, Avefría Pechirrufa
Estonian: roosterind-kiivitaja
Finnish: Ruskorintahyyppä
French: Vanneau à poitrine châtain, Vanneau à poitrine châtaine, Vanneau caronculé, Vanneau caronculé à poitrine cha, Vanneau caronculé à poitrine chataine
Italian: Pavoncella pettobruno
Japanese: chamunetosakageri
Japanese: チャムネトサカゲリ
Latin: Anomalophrys superciliosus, Stephanibyx superciliosus, Vanellus superciliosus, Vanellus supercilliosus
Dutch: Bruinborstkievit
Norwegian: Brunbrystvipe
Polish: czajka rdzawopiersna, czajka rdzawopierśna
Russian: Красногрудый чибис
Slovak: cíbik hnedoprsý
Swedish: Brunbröstad vipa
Swahili: Kiluwiluwi Kidari-chekundu
Chinese: 褐胸麦鸡





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