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.
Translations
töyhtöhyyppä
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Several bird species such as flamingos, Northern lapwing, European roller, Bluethroat, White-throated robin, Eurasian hobby and Pacific golden plover can be commonly viewed during this season, which is a rare feat for a desert nation.
It has historically supported nationally important populations of breeding northern lapwing (Vanellus vanellus), redshank (Tringa totanus) and common snipe (Gallinago gallinago).
So have populations of several species of birds, including the grey partridge, northern lapwing, and crested lark, since many birds feed on butterflies.

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