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Thawi Watthana paddies
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Brown-chested Lapwing

Vanellus superciliosus

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Identification

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Large, long-legged upland shorebird. Note the rufous above the bill and below the gray hood. In flight, the top of the wing is black and brown, with a bold white stripe across the middle. Found in very open habitats including short grassland, recently burned areas, and lakeshores. Nomadic and migratory species that is generally uncommon. Often found in small flocks. Call is a high-pitched “chit-chit-chit.”

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