green plover


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green plover

green plover

n
(Animals) another name for lapwing
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Noun1.green plover - large crested Old World plover having wattles and spursgreen plover - large crested Old World plover having wattles and spurs
plover - any of numerous chiefly shorebirds of relatively compact build having straight bills and large pointed wings; closely related to the sandpipers
genus Vanellus, Vanellus - Eurasian lapwings
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An alternative name for the lapwing is peewit, which is based on the bird's familiar call, while it is also sometime referred to as the green plover.
Also known as green plover or peewit, the bird was has been placed on the red list - which catalogues birds of conservation concern - after suffering significant decline in recent years.
Also known as green plover or peewit, the bird has been placed on the red list - which catalogues birds of conservation concern - after suffering significant decline in recent years.