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Vanellus chilensis | by Gabriel Paladino Photography
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Vanellus chilensis

Southern Lapwing showing wing spurs, bony protuberances from the wrist of the wing, covered with keratinous sheath.

 

Scientific classification

Kingdom:Animalia

Phylum:Chordata

Class:Aves

Order:Charadriiformes

Family:Charadriidae

Genus:Vanellus

Species:V. chilensis

 

Muelle de Mailhos, Punta del Este, Maldonado, Uruguay

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Taken on May 18, 2019