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Sociable Lapwing


Sociable Lapwing (Vanellus gregarius) is a winter visitor to north west India.      Size: 27-30 cm

Identification: Adult brownish grey with black and chestnut belly. White supercilium and black crown and eye-stripe. Winter adult more brown. Juvenile brown, slightly scalloped above, and streaked black below with broad white supercilium.




Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Charadriidae

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Anseriformes Apodiformes Bucerotiformes Caprimulgiformes Charadriiformes Ciconiiformes Columbiformes Coraciiformes Cuculiformes
Falconiformes Galliformes Gaviiformes Gruiformes Passeriformes Pelecaniformes Phoenicopteriformes Piciformes Podicipediformes
Procellariiformes Psittaciformes Pteroclidiformes  Strigiformes  Trogoniformes Turniciformes Upupiformes

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