Masked Lapwing

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Fact Card

COMMON NAME:  MASKED LAPWING
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Vanellus miles
TYPE: Vagrant
RECORDED SIGHTINGS: Viti Levu – Vanua Levu – Taveuni – Kadavu – Lomaiviti – Lau – Rotuma
GROUP NAME:  KINGDOMAnimalia / PHYLUMChordata / CLASSAves
ORDER – Charadriiformes / FAMILY – Charadriidae / GENUS – Vanellus

Video: Masked Lapwing

Audio: Masked Lapwing

IUCN Red List Status

IUCN RED LIST CATEGORY Scale Least Concern

References

  • IUCN (2016, October 1). Masked Lapwing. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved September 27, 2023, from Link
  • [Josep del Hoyo]. (2013, February 16). Masked Lapwing Vanellus miles [Video]. Macaulay Library. Link
  • Masked lapwing. (2023, May 7). In Wikipedia. Link
  • [Tony Baylis]. (2003, September 21). Masked Lapwing Vanellus miles [Audio]. Macaulay Library. Link

Additional Sources of Information

  • NatureFiji-MareqetiViti is Fiji’s only domestic NGO working solely for the conservation and sustainable management of Fiji’s unique natural heritage – Link

 

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