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Gray-headed Lapwing

Vanellus cinereus

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Brown lapwing with a gray head and neck, bright yellow bill, and a white belly and gray breast separated by a dark breast band. When in flight, note striking black primary feathers and white secondaries, as well as a white rump and dark tail. Gregarious, usually seen in loose small flocks, sometimes with other lapwings. Inhabits cultivated wetlands and marshy areas, feeding mainly on insects, worms, and crustaceans. Gives grating, piping screams.

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