Red-wattled Lapwing

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The Red-wattled Lapwing is a long legged bird with light brown body, red fleshy wattle in front of each eye. The beak is red, with black point. Seen singly or in pairs on ground or sometimes distributed in more numbers in open areas, edge of ponds & tanks. Can fly well, but prefers to be on ground. Diet mainly includes Insects, grubs, mollusks.


Red-wattled Lapwing chick, Manoli Dam
Red-wattled Lapwing, Kavdi Pat
Red-wattled Lapwing, Kranti Flamingo Point, Kumbhargaon
Red-wattled Lapwing, Kudje Gaon, Khadakwasla
Red-wattled Lapwing, Kavdi Pat

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