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  Banded Lapwing (Vanellus tricolor)

Banded Lapwing | Vanellus tricolor photo
Banded Lapwing (Vanellus tricolor)

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BANDED LAPWING FACTS

distribution map showing range of Vanellus tricolor in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Charadriidae
Genus:Vanellus
Species:tricolor
Common Name:Banded Lapwing

Relatives in same Genus
  Masked Plover (V. miles)