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River Lapwing

(Vanellus duvaucelii)


River Lapwings are usually found in northern range of Indian Sub-Continent from Northern to North-Eastern regions of India. The breeding range extends till Vietnam & Thailand in SE Asia. Only an isolated record has been noted in Central state of M.P. ref. Birds of Indian subcontinent -Grimmett. This image was taken during a recent visit to Tawa reservoir, in Hoshangabad district, M.P. These were found in a small group of 4-5 birds near a canal with other red wattled lapwings at early morning hours.

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Madhya Pradesh, India

Spotted on Oct 5, 2014
Submitted on Oct 8, 2014

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