Spur-winged plover

Description
The spur-winged lapwing has a small claw (spur) on the inside of each wing. It nests in solitary pairs or loose colonies. Outside of the breeding season flocks of up to 15 (occasionally up to 200) individuals may occur.
Accession Loan No.
201/1913/5b
Collection Class
Birds
Common Name
spur-winged plover
Simple Name
bird
Full Name
CHARADRIIDAE: Vanellus spinosus (Linnaeus): spur-winged lapwing
Family Group

Collector / Excavator
Walrond, Sir John
Collection Country
Egypt
Collection Area Region
North Africa
Collection Continent
Africa
Phylum
CHORDATA: VERTEBRATA
Family
CHARADRIIDAE
Genus
Vanellus
Species
spinosus

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