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Red-wattled Lapwing

Red-wattled Lapwing
Photo Information
Copyright: Ram Thakur (ramthakur) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4316 W: 231 N: 14052] (56953)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2019-05-16
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D7200, Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/640 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2019-05-16 3:53
Viewed: 261
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This is a resident bird in my area. I shot it today morning on my school campus.

The red-wattled lapwing (Vanellus indicus) is an Asian lapwing or large plover, a wader in the family Charadriidae. Like other lapwings they are ground birds that are incapable of perching. Their characteristic loud alarm calls are indicators of human or animal movements and the sounds have been variously rendered as did he do it or pity to do it leading to the colloquial name of did-he-do-it bird. Usually seen in pairs or small groups and usually not far from water they sometimes form large aggregations in the non-breeding season (winter). They nest in a ground scrape laying three to four camouflaged eggs. Adults near the nest fly around, diving at potential predators while calling noisily. The cryptically patterned chicks hatch and immediately follow their parents to feed, hiding by lying low on the ground or in the grass when threatened.


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hello ram
beautiful bird with nice details and colours gr lou

Very nice shot of this Lapwing.

Hello Ram,
Nice colorful specie of lapwing. In contrast with the European Lapwing, migrating to Europe, it has totally different colors.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2019-05-17 13:45]

Hi Ram,top quality pic for this lapwing,not a difficult pic but a very perfect result,well done! Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano

Hi Ram,
Great shot. Pleasant to view due to the nice composition and the plain (although little noisy) background, which helps to concentrate on the lapwing only. Great sharpness on the plumage, too - spectacular photo. Congratulations!
Kind regards from Ireland, László

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