Spur-winged Lapwing - Vanellus spinosus

Length 9.8-11.0 in (25.0-28.0 cm)
Wingspan 2.3-2.7 ft (69.0-81.0 cm)
Weight 4.5-6.0 oz (127-170 g)
Clutch Size 2-4
Chicks at birth Precocial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
Continents:EU, AF, AS

The Spur-winged Lapwing is breeds in Greece, Turkey, eastern Mediterranean and in a broad band from sub-Saharan west Africa to Arabia. The sexes look similar and they have a spur (small claw) on each wing.

Diet is insects and other invertebrates picked from the ground.

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