Northern Lapwing

Vanellus vanellus - Vanneau huppé

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Charadriidés

  • Genus
    :

    Vanellus

  • Species
    :

    vanellus

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 31 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 82 à 87 cm.
  • Weight
    : 150 à 310 g
Longevity

23 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus) is a species of bird in the Charadriidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Vanneau huppé,
  • Avefría Europea,
  • Abibe,
  • Kiebitz,
  • Bíbic,
  • Kievit,
  • Pavoncella eurasiatica,
  • Tofsvipa,
  • Vipe,
  • cíbik chochlatý,
  • čejka chocholatá,
  • Vibe,
  • töyhtöhyyppä,
  • fredeluga europea,
  • Vepja,
  • czajka (zwyczajna),
  • ķīvīte,
  • priba,
  • Чибис,
  • タゲリ,
  • 凤头麦鸡,
  • นกกระแตหงอน,
  • 小辮鴴〔鳳頭麥雞〕,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Shrubland : Temperate ; Grassland : Temperate ; Marine Intertidal : Mud Flats and Salt Flats ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland

Geographic range

Illustration

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