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Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus   - Male beginning to assume breeding plumage
Northern Lapwing
Photographer : © Abhinav Chaudhary
Location :Nagrota Surian, Kangra District, Himachal Pradesh, India
Date : 10 February 2013
English synonyms:Common Lapwing, Lapwing, Eurasian Lapwing, Green Lapwing, Green Plover, Lapwing, Peewit
Bird Family :Charadriinae - Plovers, Dotterels & Lapwings
Bird Group :CICONIIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Note the ring on its leg. - AC