Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Plovers and Lapwings :: Banded Lapwing

Banded Lapwing Vanellus tricolor

Described by: Vieillot (1818)
Alternate common name(s): Banded Plover
Old scientific name(s): Zonifer tricolor


Rupanyup, Victoria, Australia - 1975 © Hans&Judy Beste  Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia - Mar, 2006 © Arthur Grosset 
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C. and s. Australia;
N. to c. Western Australia (Ashburton River), s. Northern Territory (Kunoth Well near Alice Springs and Tanami Desert), sw. and c. Queensland (Mt. Isa, Atherton Tableland, Cairns) s. to sw. Western Australia (Rottnest Island Airfield off Perth), South Australia, New South Wales (n. Lake Bathurst and Deniliquin) and Victoria. Tasmania (Hobart Airfield).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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