Several birds feeding near cattle.

Several birds feeding near cattle.
Species: Black-winged Lapwing   Vanellus melanopterus
Subspecies: melanopterus
Author: Josep del Hoyo
Thursday, November 24, 2005
Added to IBC: 3 Feb 2006 - 00:00
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Altitude (m): 
2582 meters


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Josep del Hoyo, IBC1145146. Accessible at

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Josep del Hoyo, IBC1145146. Video of Black-winged Lapwing Vanellus melanopterus at Sululta Plains, Ethiopia. Accessible at

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