Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Plovers and Lapwings :: Sociable Lapwing
Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius
Described by: Pallas (1771)
Alternate common name(s): Sociable Plover
Old scientific name(s): Chettusia gregaria
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RangeEx. e. Europe and w. Asia;
C. Asia in Cs. Russia from e. Ukraine and the lower Volga River valley e. and s. to c. Kazakhstan (Tengiz Lakes region) and the Kirghiz steppes in the Lake Balkhash region and n. India.
Migrant in the plains between Irbid and Mafraq, Jordan.
Winters in Israel (Hula Valley), ne. Africa, and sw. Asia.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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