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River Lapwing

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Vanellus duvaucelii Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Charadriidae Family
29–32 cm Length
Marine intertidal, Grassland & wetlands. Between Range follow link Range:- Endemic to Habitat
2 Eggs, laid in a scrape.  Incubation by both parents Clutch
Arthropods, worms, beetles, larvae & crustaceans. Food  
3145 - TSN: 563660 - Sub-species World Number
Near Threatened Status

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River Lapwing David Farrow Nameri National Park, Assam India XC37587 song

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AKA:- Czech: Cejka rícní, čejka říční
Danish: Flodvibe
German: Bachkiebitz, Flusskiebitz
English: Asian Spur-winged Lapwing, Asian Spur-winged Plover, Indian Spur-winged Lapwing, Indian Spur-winged Plover, Pied Lapwing, River Lapwing, River Plover
Spanish: Avefría Fluvial
Estonian: jõgikiivitaja
Finnish: Jokihyyppä
French: Vanneau armé de Duvaucel, Vanneau pie
Italian: Pavoncella di Duvauceli, Pavoncella di fiume
Japanese: katagurotsubamegeri, katagurotsumebageri
Japanese: カタグロツバメゲリ, カタグロツメバゲリ
Latin: Hoplopterus duvaucelii, Hoplopterus duvaucelli, Vanellus duvaucelii, Vanellus duvaucelli
Dutch: Indische Sporenkievit
Norwegian: Elvevipe
Polish: czajka rzeczna
Russian: Индийский чибис
Slovak: cíbik riecny, cíbik riečny
Swedish: Flodvipa
Thai: นกกระแตหาด
Vietnamese: Te cựa
Chinese: 距翅麦鸡





China:- Guangxi Zhuang:- Hainan, Hong Kong, Tibet, Xishuangbanna Prefecture, Yunnan

India:- Arid northwest India, Central highlands, Gangetic plain, Northeast India, Southeast India, Southwest India, Uttar Pradesh, Western Himalayas







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