Red-wattled Lapwing

Vanellus indicus - Vanneau indien

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Charadriidés

  • Genus
    :

    Vanellus

  • Species
    :

    indicus

Descriptor

Boddaert, 1783

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 35 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 80 à 81 cm.
  • Weight
    : 110 à 230 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Red-wattled Lapwing (Vanellus indicus) is a species of bird in the Charadriidae family.

Subspecific information 4 Subspecies

  • Vanellus indicus aigneri (se Turkey to Pakistan)
  • Vanellus indicus indicus (c Pakistan to Nepal, ne India and Bangladesh)
  • Vanellus indicus lankae (Sri Lanka)
  • Vanellus indicus atronuchalis (ne India to s China, se Asia, Malay Pen. and n Sumatra)

Foreign names

  • Vanneau indien,
  • Avefría India,
  • Abibe do Índico,
  • Rotlappenkiebitz,
  • bibircses bíbic,
  • Indische Kievit,
  • Pavoncella caruncole rosse,
  • Rödflikvipa,
  • Brillevipe,
  • cíbik laločnatý,
  • čejka černoprsá,
  • Indisk Vibe,
  • kenttähyyppä,
  • fredeluga de màscara roja,
  • Hnúðvepja,
  • czajka indyjska,
  • Indijas ķīvīte,
  • indijska priba,
  • Украшенный чибис,
  • Trulek gelambir-merah,
  • インドトサカゲリ,
  • 肉垂麦鸡,
  • นกกระแตแต้แว้ด,
  • 紅垂麥雞,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

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