Red-wattled Lapwing (Vanellus indicus) Birds of India

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Common name: Red-wattled Lapwing

Scientific name: Vanellus indicus

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Category:Perching bird

 

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Charadriidae
Genus: Vanellus
Species: V. indicus

 

Red-wattled Lapwing with its reflection in water (Vanellus indicus) at Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary  Gujarat
Red-wattled Lapwing (Vanellus indicus) at Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary Gujarat
Red-wattled Lapwing with its reflection in water (Vanellus indicus) at Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary  Gujarat
Red-wattled Lapwing with its reflection in water (Vanellus indicus) at Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary Gujarat
Flying Red-wattled Lapwing with its reflection in water (Vanellus indicus) at Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary  Gujarat
Flying Red-wattled Lapwing with its reflection in water (Vanellus indicus) at Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary Gujarat

 

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  1. […] Common name: Red-wattled Lapwing Scientific name: Vanellus indicus Alternate Names: Regional Names: Size: Migratory Status: Visibility:  […]

  2. […] Diet: Largely rely on crustaceans, insects,rodents, snakes, frogs, fishes, earthworms etc. Occasionally feeds on small birds   such as Oriental white eye and Red Wattled Lapwing. […]

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