Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus)

A familiar bird of meadows, farmland and coastal habitats. With its crest, black (iridescent hues in sunlight) and white plumage plusfamiliar call, it is easily recognised. A supreme flier with acrobatic antics when defending territory or young.

Lapwing female VP 6 5 13 IMG_1848

Lapwing female VP 6 5 13 IMG_1848



Lapwing female cu head VP 6 5 13 IMG_1859

Lapwing female cu head VP 6 5 13  IMG_1859



Lapwings flight VP 15 1 13 IMG_0125

Lapwings flight VP 15 1 13  IMG_0125



Lapwing flock flight VP 4 3 12 IMG_0760

Lapwing flock flight VP 4 3 12  IMG_0760



Lapwing pair flight VP 24 3 11 IMG_9677

Lapwing pair flight VP 24 3 11  IMG_9677



Lapwing flight upside down VP 6 5 13 IMG_1757

Lapwing flight upside down VP 6 5 13  IMG_1757



Lapwing flight upside down VP 6 5 13 IMG_1816

Lapwing flight upside down VP 6 5 13  IMG_1816



Lapwing flight VP 6 5 13 IMG_1813

Lapwing flight VP 6 5 13  IMG_1813



Lapwing flight VP 6 5 13 IMG_1819

Lapwing flight VP 6 5 13  IMG_1819



Lapwing flight VP 6 5 13 IMG_1814

Lapwing flight VP 6 5 13 IMG_1814



Lapwing in Daisies VP 25 4 11 MG_4471

Lapwing in Daisies VP 25  4 11 MG_4471



Lapwing in Daisies VP 25 4 11 IMG_4599

Lapwing in Daisies VP 25  4 11  IMG_4599



Lapwing with 4 chicks VP 25 4 11 IMG_4706

Lapwing with 4 chicks VP 25  4 11  IMG_4706



Lapwing chick walking VP 29 5 10 IMG_1485

Lapwing chick walking VP 29 5 10  IMG_1485



Lapwing chick head on close VP 29 5 10 IMG_1497

Lapwing chick head on close VP 29 5 10 IMG_1497



Lapwing chick head on VP 29 5 10 IMG_1482

Lapwing chick head on VP 29 5 10  IMG_1482



Lapwing chick VP 29 5 10 IMG_1490

Lapwing chick VP 29 5 10  IMG_1490



Lapwing with chick being protected VP 9 5 10 IMG_6824

Lapwing with chick being protected VP 9 5 10 IMG_6824



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