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Lapwings from this summer's fieldwork

Observed: 16th April 2013 By: mikeh22mikeh22’s reputation in Birdsmikeh22’s reputation in Birds
Lapwing nest
Lapwing chick 2-3 days old
Lapwing nest
Lapwing chick approx 3 weeks

For my summer fieldwork this year i had to follow lapwing breeding success in the Avon valley. I located nests and recorded numbers of birds, following brood survival. I was only able to handle the chicks after training and then only to take biometrics or to ring them.
I'm glad to say 2013 seems to have been a fairly successful year for these threatened waders.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus) interacts