This family Charadriidae, which also includes the Plovers and Dotterels, contains twenty-five species of Lapwings, one of which, the Java Lapwing, is listed as extinct on the IUCN Red List. The Lapwings are all listed in the Genus, Vanellus.

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Lapwings

African Wattled Lapwing

Least Concern

 

Lapwings

Andean Lapwing

Least Concern

 

Lapwings

Banded Lapwing

Least Concern

 

Lapwings

Black-headed Lapwing

Least Concern

 

Lapwings

Black-shouldered Lapwing

Least Concern

 

Lapwings

Blacksmith Lapwing

Least Concern

 

Lapwings

Black-winged Lapwing

Near Threatened

 

Lapwings

Brown-chested Lapwing

Least Concern

 

Lapwings

Crowned Lapwing

Least Concern

 

Lapwings

Grey-headed Lapwing

Least Concern

 

Java Lapwing

Javan Lapwing

Extinct

 

Lapwings

Long-toed Lapwing

Least Concern

 

Lapwings

Masked Lapwing

Least Concern

 

Lapwings

Northern Lapwing

Least Concern

 

Lapwings

Pied Lapwing

Least Concern

 

Lapwings

Red-wattled Lapwing

Least Concern

 

Lapwings

River Lapwing

Near Threatened

 

Lapwing

Senegal Lapwing

Endangered

 

Lapwings

Sociable Lapwing

Critically Endangered

 

Lapwings

Southern Lapwing

Least Concern

 

Lapwing

Spot-breasted Lapwing

Least Concern

 

Lapwings

Spur-winged Lapwing

Least Concern

 

Lapwings

White-crowned Lapwing

Least Concern

 

Lapwings

White-tailed Lapwing

Least Concern

 

Lapwings

Yellow-wattled Lapwing
Least Concern