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Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius  
Sociable Lapwing
Photographer : © Viral Patel and Pankaj Maheria
Location :Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary, near Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Date : 31 December 2018
English synonyms:Sociable Plover
Bird Family :Charadriinae - Plovers, Dotterels & Lapwings
Red Data Status :Critically Endangered
Remarks :During the winter season of 2018-19, there were flock of around 200+ Sociable Lapwing seen in periphery of Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary. Flock stayed in same habitat around 2 month. Birds were mostly seen in recently harvested paddies. - VP & PM