Scientific Name:

Vanellus macropterus


Java Lapwing


Javan Lapwing Fact File

Distribution: Once found in Java

Conservation Status: Critically Endangered (probably Extinct)

Subspecies: None – Monotypic

Further Reading: The World’s Wattled Waders

Current conservation efforts





With thanks to the following photographers: Naturalis Biodiversity Center/Wikimedia Commons (NBC/WC)

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