Birds of Colombia

    CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae (Plovers)  
Genus: Vanellus (2 species, 23 worldwide)


Southern Lapwing
Southern Lapwing (Vanellus chilensis cayennensis)
OtĂșn Quimbaya Wildlife Sanctuary, Pereira, Risaralda, Colombia
  Common in open fields.
   

In flight.

Andean Lapwing
Andean Lapwing (Vanellus resplendens)
Cuzco, Peru  
   

Found from 3000m to 4500m.


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