Tag: Vanellus gregarius

International Single Species Action Planfor the Conservation of theSociable Lapwing

Sociable Lapwing (Vanellus gregarius) Science Article 1 abstract The Sociable Lapwing breeds currently in Kazakhstan and central part of southern (further ‘southcentral’)Russia. Its breeding range includes northern and central Kazakhstan, and in Russiaextends currently from the Orenburg region, across Chelyabinsk, Kurgan, Omsk and Novosibirskregions to the area around Barnaul in the Altai. Within this area […]

Sociable Lapwing (Vanellus gregarius)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Charadriidae | [latin] Vanellus gregarius | [UK] Sociable Lapwing | [FR] Vanneau sociable | [DE] Steppenkiebitz | [ES] | [NL] Steppenkievit Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Large, strikingly patterned plover. Adult greyish with black and chestnut belly. White supercilium and black crown and eye-stripe. Winter adult brownish but retains supercilium and […]