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Spur-winged Lapwing

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Vanellus spinosus Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Charadriidae Family
25-28 cm Length
Marine intertidal, pebble/shingle beeches, fresh water, brackish or Alkaline Lakes and mud & salt flats,  pastureland & grassland & wetlands, marshes,  Between Range follow link Habitat
Altitude
Range
2 Eggs, laid in a scrape.  Incubation by both parents Clutch
Arthropods, worms, beetles, larvae & crustaceans. Food  
  Habits
3144 - TSN: 176499 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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Spur-winged Lapwing Mike Nelson Samburu Game Reserve Kenya Call XC39426

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AKA:- Afrikaans: Spoorvlerkkiewiet
Arabic: أبو ظفر, الزقزاق ذو الجناح الناتئ
Bulgarian: Шипокрила калугерица
Czech: Cejka trnitá, Čejka trnitá, èejka trnitá
Danish: Sporevibe
German: Spornkiebitz
Greek: Αγκαθοκαλημάνα, Πελλοκατερίνα
Greek (Cypriot): Πελλοκατερίνα
English: River Lapwing, Spurwinged Lapwing, Spur-winged Lapwing, Spurwinged Plover, Spur-winged Plover, Spur-winged Plower
Spanish: Avefría Espinosa, Avefría espolonoda
Estonian: lokutkiivitaja, valgekael-kiivitaja
Finnish: Kynsihyyppä
French: Vanneau à éperons, Vanneau armé, Vanneau armé du Sénégal, Vanneau éperonné
Irish: Feadóg sporeiteach
Galician: Avefría esporada
Hebrew: סיקסק
Hungarian: Tüskés bíbic
Armenian: [Btikatev Kiviv ], Բտիկա և Կիվիվ, Բտիկաթև Կիվիվ
Icelandic: Broddvepja
Italian: Pavoncella armata, Pavoncella spinosa
Japanese: tsubamegeri, tsumebageri
Japanese: ツバメゲリ, ツメバゲリ
Latin: Hoplopterus spinosus, Lobibyx novaehollandiae, Vanellus spinosus
Lithuanian: Pentinuotoji pempė
Maltese: Venewwa ta' l-Ixpruni
Dutch: Sporenkievit
Norwegian: Sporevipe
Polish: czajka szponiasta
Portuguese: abibe esporado, Abibe-esporado
Russian: Чибис шпорцевый, Шпорцевый чибис
Slovak: cíbik trnokrídly, cíbik tŕňokrídly
Slovenian: ostogasta priba, ostrogasta priba
Serbian: vivak mamuzar
Swedish: Sporrvipa
Swahili: Kiluwiluwi Kizibao-cheusi
Turkish: Diken-kanat Yağmur Kuşu, Mahmuzlu Kızkuşu, mahmuzlu kyzkuşu
Ukrainian: Чайка шпорова , Шпорцева чайка
Chinese: 黑胸距翅麦鸡

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Armenia

Bahrain  Rare/Accidental

Benin

Botswana Rare/Accidental

Bulgaria

Burkina Faso

Burundi

Cameroon

Central African Republic

Chad

Crete

Croatia

Cyprus Breeding

Czech Republic

Democratic Rep. of Congo

Djibouti

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Equatorial Guinea

Eritrea

Ethiopia

Gambia

Germany

Ghana

Greece Breeding

Guinea

Guinea-Bissau

Hungary

Iran

Iraq

Israel Breeding

Italy Rare/Accidental

te d'Ivoire

Jordan

Kenya

Kuwait Rare/

Lebanon

Liberia Rare/Accidental

Macedonia Breeding

Malawi Breeding

Mali

Malta

Mauritania

Niger

Nigeria

Oman

Romania

Rwanda

Saudi Arabia

Senegal

Serbia and Montenegro

Sierra Leone

Somalia

South Africa  Rare/Accidental

Sudan

Syria

Tanzania

Togo

Turkey

Uganda

Ukraine Rare/Accidental

United Arab Emirates Rare/Accidental

Yemen

Zambia

Zimbabwe

Sub-species

 

 

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