White-tailed Lapwing

Vanellus leucurus - Vanneau à queue blanche

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Charadriidés

  • Genus
    :

    Vanellus

  • Species
    :

    leucurus

Descriptor

Lichtenstein, MHK, 1823

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 29 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 67 à 70 cm.
  • Weight
    : 107 à 198 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

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

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Vanneau à queue blanche,
  • Avefría Coliblanca,
  • Abibe-de-cauda-branca,
  • Weißschwanzkiebitz,
  • Fehérfarkú lilebíbic,
  • Witstaartkievit,
  • Pavoncella codabianca,
  • Sumpvipa,
  • Sumpvipe,
  • cíbik bielochvostý,
  • keptuška běloocasá,
  • Sumpvibe,
  • suohyyppä,
  • fredeluga cuablanca,
  • Flóavepja,
  • czajka stepowa,
  • baltastes ķīvīte,
  • belorepa priba,
  • Белохвостая пигалица,
  • オジロゲリ,
  • 白尾麦鸡,
  • 白尾長腳麥雞,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes, Coastal Freshwater Lakes ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Ponds (below 8ha), Wastewater Treatment Areas, Canals and Drainage Channels, Ditches

Geographic range

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