Spur-winged Lapwing (Plover)
Vanellus spinosus
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The spur-winged lapwings are often seen in pairs or small flocks foraging in or near fresh water as in most of these images. The name derives from a small, difficult to see, carpal spur. Click the photo above to see 17 enlargements including nests, chicks, juveniles and flight photos.
 
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Last Update this page: 6-08-16