Spur-winged Lapwing

Vanellus spinosus - Vanneau éperonné

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Charadriidés

  • Genus
    :

    Vanellus

  • Species
    :

    spinosus

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 28 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 69 à 81 cm.
  • Weight
    : 130 à 180 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Spur-winged Lapwing (Vanellus spinosus) is a species of bird in the Charadriidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Vanneau éperonné,
  • Avefría Espinosa,
  • Abibe-esporado,
  • Spornkiebitz,
  • Tüskés bíbic,
  • Sporenkievit,
  • Pavoncella armata,
  • Sporrvipa,
  • Sporevipe,
  • cíbik tŕňokrídly,
  • čejka trnitá,
  • Sporevibe,
  • kynsihyyppä,
  • Spoorvlerkkiewiet,
  • fredeluga esperonada,
  • Broddvepja,
  • czajka szponiasta,
  • baltvaigu ķīvīte,
  • ostrogasta priba,
  • Шпорцевый чибис,
  • ツメバゲリ,
  • 黑胸麦鸡,
  • 黑胸距翅麥雞,

Voice song and cries

Vanneau éperonné
adult

Habitat

Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; 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 : Sandy Shoreline and/or Beaches, Sand Bars, Spits, Etc, Shingle and/or Pebble Shoreline and/or Beaches, Mud Flats and Salt Flats ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Sand Dunes ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Ponds (below 8ha)

Geographic range

Sources of information

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