Lapwing, Northern


Name: Lapwing, Northern

Scientific name: Vanellus vanellus

Type: Lapwings and Plovers

Color: Brown,Green,White

Habitat: Coast,Ocean,Water

Size: 30cm

Conservation status:

Winter Visitor


Unmistakable with long up-turned crest and greenish upperparts; in flight, broad rounded wings show no wing-bar. In winter upperparts have narrow pale scaling to feathers. Often in large flocks outside breeding season.