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Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius   - Habitat
Sociable Lapwing
Photographer : © Jugal Tiwari
Location :Kutch, Gujarat, India
Date : 28 February 2013
English synonyms:Sociable Plover
Bird Family :Charadriinae - Plovers, dotterels & lapwings
Red Data Status :Critically Endangered
Remarks :Many individuals in the flock of 21 birds were in advanced breeding plumage. Since November 2008 the Sociable Lapwings are seen regularly in the same wintering area. We have 5 seasons of data for the species occurrence and distribution in Kutch district. - JT