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White-headed Lapwing

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Vanellus albiceps Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Charadriidae Family
 (Wingspan ) Length
Coastal freshwater lakes, pools, rivers, floodplane grassland & wetlands, marshes, bogs etc. Between Range follow link Range:- Endemic to Habitat
 Eggs, laid in a scrape.  Incubation by both parents Clutch
Arthropods, worms, beetles, larvae & crustaceans. Food  
3150 - TSN: 176482 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

view photos December 9, 2006 Photo by Jerry Ting © all rights reserved

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White-crowned Lapwing Martin St-Michel Ruaha National Park Tanzania XC94814 Flight call

view photos Photo by benwerschkul   March 23, 2006

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AKA:- Afrikaans: Witkopkiewiet
Czech: Cejka lalocnatá, čejka laločnatá
Danish: Hvidkronet Vibe
German: Langspornkiebitz, Weißscheitelkibietz, Weißscheitelkiebitz
English: Black-shouldered Lapwing, Black-shouldered Plover, Black-shouldered Wattled Lapwing, Black-shouldered Wattled Plover, Crowned Lapwing, White headed Lapwing, White-crowned Lapwing, Whitecrowned Plover, White-crowned Plover, White-crowned Wattled Plover, White-headed Lapwing, White-headed Plover, White-winged Lapwing
Spanish: Avefría Coroniblanca, Avefría de Corona Blanca
Estonian: leetekiivitaja
Finnish: Viiksihyyppä
French: Vanneau à tête blanche
Italian: Pavoncella corona bianca, Pavoncella testabianca
Japanese: shirogashiratosakageri
Japanese: シロガシラトサカゲリ
Latin: Hoplopterus albiceps, Vanellus albiceps, Xiphidiopterus albiceps
Dutch: Witkruinkievit
Norwegian: Hvitkronevipe
Polish: czajka bialoczelna, czajka białoczelna
Portuguese: Abibe-de-coroa-branca
Russian: Белоголовая пигалица, Белоголовый чибис
Slovak: cíbik bielohlavý
Swedish: Vitkronad vipa
Swahili: Kiluwiluwi Utosi-mweupe
Chinese: 白头麦鸡


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