Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

Willen Lake - 16th April 2007

Photos copyright John Callaghan

This individual is in breeding plumage and shows some of the superb colours that are often overlooked in the "common species".  Compare to the September photo below.

Calvert - 12th September 2006

Photos copyright Tim Watts


Little Marlow Gravel Pit - 21st August 2004

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Photo copyright Adrian Parker

This individual shows some of the wonderful colours that this species has.  It was photographed while resting on the sand spit at Little Marlow GP, a site which is very popular with this species with several hundred birds not uncommon.

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