Vanellus indicus

Red-wattled Lapwing

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Vanellus indicus
Nepali name: हुटीट्याउ (Huttityau)

Red-wattled Lapwing in Kathmandu
Bagheswori, Bhaktapur, Nepal. ~1,400m. 10 January 2018. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.
Red-wattled Lapwing
Chobhar, Kathmandu, Nepal. 1270m. 7 November, 2013. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.
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Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal. 110 m. 4 February, 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.
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Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal. 110 m. 4 February, 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.
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Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal. 110 m. 4 February, 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.
Red-wattled Lapwing
Chobhar, Kathmandu, Nepal. 1270m. 7 November, 2013. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

Notes:
1. Also known as “Did-he-do-it Pity-he-did-it” because of its flight call.
2. Usually found in singles or pairs and flies off only a short distance upon being approached.