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Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius   - Non-breeding
Sociable Lapwing
Photographer : © Jugal Tiwari
Location :Kutch, Gujarat, India
Date : 13 January 2011
English synonyms:Sociable Plover
Bird Family :Charadriinae - Plovers, Dotterels & Lapwings
Red Data Status :Critically Endangered
Remarks :Unlike last year, this winter the Sociable Plovers are seen in two flocks, the distance between two flocks' feeding ranges being 20 km. There are 20 individuals in one flock and 18 in the other. - JT