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Red-wattled Lapwing

Vanellus indicus

Description:

The characteristic black head, neck and chest can be seen along with the brown wings. Also note the red eyes and long yellow legs.

Habitat:

These birds are found mostly near water, in isolated pairs as far as I have seen.

Notes:

These birds were very patient and stood still for more than half an hour as I waited and waited to capture them in a different pose. Alas, I had to return due to bad light.

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Avinash Hindupur
Spotted by
Avinash Hindupur

Guwahati, Meghālaya, India

Spotted on Jan 28, 2012
Submitted on Jan 31, 2012

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