Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Plovers and Lapwings :: Southern Lapwing
Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis
Described by: Molina (1782)
Alternate common name(s): Chilean Lapwing, Cayenne Lapwing
Old scientific name(s): Belonopterus chilensis
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RangeN., e. and s. South America;
(1) Panama (Gamboa), Colombia, e. Ecuador, Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana and n. Brazil n. of the Amazon.
(2) S. from the Amazon delta in e. and c. Brazil (Bahia, Chapada Diamantina) to n. and e. Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay to c. Argentina probably s. to Buenos Aires.
(3) Argentina and c. Chile s. to Chiloe Is. and Comodoro Rivadivia.
(4) S. Chile s. from Atacama and s. Argentina from Mendoza and Rio Negro to Tierra del Fuego.
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Aves de Chile
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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