northern lapwing

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northern lapwing

n.
A crested shorebird (Vanellus vanellus) of Eurasia and North Africa having broad, rounded wings, a greenish back, and distinctive deep wing beats. Also called green plover, pewit.
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Northern lapwing, Vanellus vanellus, single bird on grass, Kent, April 2017.
Kiziroglu (1989) considered Acrocephalus schoenobaenus, Alauda arvensis, Ardea cinerea, Botaurus stellaris, Circus aeruginosus, Columba palumbus, Fulica atra, Gallinula chloropus, Haliaeetus albicilla, Lullula arborea, Motacilla cinerea, Otis tarda, Otus scops, Oenanthe oenanthe, Phoenicurus phoenicurus, Podiceps cristatus, Podiceps nigricollis, Rallus aquaticus, Saxicola rubetra, Saxicola torquata, Tachybaptus ruficollis, Turdus philomelos and Vanellus vanellus to be local resident species were identified to be summer migrants, while Aegithalos caudatus, Anser anser, Coccothraustes coccothraustes and Regulus regulus reported to be local residents were found to be winter migrants during the present study.
Effects of egg size and composition on the size, quality, and survival of lapwing Vanellus vanellus chicks.--J.
<B A lapwing, vanellus vanellus, standing in shallow water.
Roedd J B Davies yn anghytuno'n llwyr gan nodi fod llwynogod, moch daear ac adar ysglyfaethus wedi bod o gwmpas erioed ac mae effaith draenio a sychu tir sy'n gyfrifol am ddiflaniad adar fel y gornchwiglen (Vanellus vanellus; lapwing).
The lapwing Vanellus vanellus, belonging to the family of plovers, sports a distinctive spiky crest and is easily recognisable from afar by its predominant black and white plumage but upon closer inspection its upper parts are of a purple greenish metallic gloss.
(2007) assessed using a digital camera to identify predators of lapwings (Vanellus vanellus) and spotted flycatchers (Muscicapa striata).
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Parental quality and egg size affect chick survival in a precocial bird, the lapwing Vanellus vanellus. Oecologia, Berlin, v.110, p.18-24, 1997.
crecca) Migration ([dagger]) ([double dagger]) Common pochard# (Aythya ferina) Migration ([dagger]) Tufted duck# (Aythya fuligula) Migration ([dagger]) ([double dagger]) Smew# (Mergellus albellus) Migration ([dagger]) Jungle fowl# (Gallus gallus) (domestic) Domestic bird trade Pheasants# (Phasianidae) Exotic bird trade, zoos Quail# (Coturnix coturnix) Domestic bird trade Wild turkey# (Meleagris gallopavo) (domestic) Domestic bird trade Red-faced cormorant (Phalacrocorax urile) Migration ([section]) Gray heron# (Ardea cinerea) Vagrant Little egret# (Egretta garzetta) Vagrant Cattle egret (Bubulcus ibis) Vagrant Eurasian kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) Vagrant Northern lapwing (Vanellus vanellus) Vagrant Mongolian plover (Charadrius mongolus) Migration ([dagger]) Common ringed plover (C.
And many waders, including the Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus), have declined largely because of drainage of lowland river valleys and upland habitat.