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Spot-breasted Lapwing

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Vanellus melanocephalus Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Charadriidae Family
27 cm Length
Grassland & wetlands, marsh, bog, rivers, streams, pools & lakes. Between 1,800 & 4,100 m. Endemic to Ethiopia Habitat
4 Eggs, laid in a scrape.  Incubation by both parents (Little data) Clutch
Arthropods, worms, beetles, larvae & crustaceans. Food  
3147 - TSN: 176493 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

Photo by Ian Fulton © all rights reserved

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds © all rights reserved

Spot-breasted Lapwing Toon Spanhove near Dinsho Ethiopia XC57567 call

view photos Pia's birdseye view © all rights reserved May 13, 2007


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AKA:- Czech: Cejka etiopská, čejka etiopská
Danish: Etiopisk Vibe
German: Strichelbrustkiebitz, Strichelkiebitz
English: Spot breasted Lapwing, Spot-breasted Lapwing, Spot-breasted Plover
Spanish: Avefría de Pecho Pintado, Avefría Pechipinta
Estonian: etioopia kiivitaja
Finnish: Etiopianhyyppä
French: Vanneau d'Abyssinie
Italian: Pavoncella pettomacchiato, Pavoncella testanera
Japanese: munafutageri
Japanese: ムナフタゲリ
Latin: Hoplopterus melanocephalus, Tylibix melanocephalus, Tylibyx melanocephalus, Vanellus melanocephalus
Dutch: Ethiopische Kievit
Norwegian: Flekkvipe
Polish: czajka czarnoglowa, czajka czarnogłowa
Russian: Пестрогрудый чибис
Slovak: cíbik škvrnitoprsý
Swedish: Fläckvipa
Chinese: 斑胸麦鸡



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