Blacksmith Lapwing

Vanellus armatus - Vanneau armé

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Charadriidés

  • Genus
    :

    Vanellus

  • Species
    :

    armatus

Descriptor

Burchell, 1822

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 31 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 114 à 213 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Blacksmith Lapwing (Vanellus armatus) is a species of bird in the Charadriidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Vanneau armé,
  • Avefría Armada,
  • Abibe-preto-e-branco,
  • Schmiedekiebitz,
  • patkós bíbic,
  • Smidsplevier,
  • Pavoncella fabbro,
  • Smedvipa,
  • Smedvipe,
  • cíbik čiernochrbtý,
  • čejka běločelá,
  • Broget Vibe,
  • seppähyyppä,
  • Bontkiewiet,
  • fredeluga armada,
  • czajka srokata,
  • Пигалица-кузнец,
  • シロクロゲリ,
  • 黑背麦鸡,
  • 黑枕麥雞,

Habitat

Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Saline, Brackish or Alkaline Lakes and Flats ; Marine Intertidal : Mud Flats and Salt Flats ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Freshwater Lakes ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Water Storage Areas (over 8ha), Ponds (below 8ha), Wastewater Treatment Areas

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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