White-crowned Lapwing

Vanellus albiceps - Vanneau à tête blanche

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Charadriidés

  • Genus
    :

    Vanellus

  • Species
    :

    albiceps

Descriptor

Gould, 1834

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 32 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 201 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

White-crowned Lapwing (Vanellus albiceps) is a species of bird in the Charadriidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Vanneau à tête blanche,
  • Avefría Coroniblanca,
  • Abibe-de-coroa-branca,
  • Weißscheitelkiebitz,
  • fehérfejű bíbic,
  • Witkruinkievit,
  • Pavoncella testabianca,
  • Vitkronad vipa,
  • Hvitkronevipe,
  • cíbik bielohlavý,
  • čejka laločnatá,
  • Hvidkronet Vibe,
  • viiksihyyppä,
  • Witkopkiewiet,
  • fredeluga de capell blanc,
  • czajka białołbista,
  • Белоголовая пигалица,
  • シロガシラトサカゲリ,
  • 白头麦鸡,
  • 白頭麥雞,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Grassland : 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) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Freshwater Lakes ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Seasonally Flooded Agricultural Land

Geographic range

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