Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Plovers and Lapwings :: Northern Lapwing
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus
Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Common Lapwing, Lapwing
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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Iceland and the Faeroe Is., w. Europe in the British Isles, Netherlands, Denmark, France (Loire Valley), Germany, and n. Scandinavia (Sweden) se. across nw. and c. Russia to Kazakhstan, s. and e. Siberia and Lake Baikal, Transbaicalia, Mongolia and n. China to s. Ussuriland s. to nw. Africa (n. Morocco) and the n. Mediterranean Basin, w. Slovakia (Senne), c. Turkey, Transcaucasus, n. Caspian, Aral Sea region and nw. Iran.
Winters in w. Europe, e. Atlantic islands, n. Africa through Mediterranean region to Israel (Hula Valley) and Middle East (Iraq), nw. India, Burma, se. China and ex. s. Japan.
Izumi, Kagoshima-ken, Japan - Feb 10, 2002 Source: William Hull
Description: Bird is walking and feeding in a field.
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Avisoft
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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