Plovers (Charadriidae)

Andean Lapwing (Vanellus resplendens) - HBW 3, p. 420

French: Vanneau des Andes German: Andenkiebitz Spanish: Avefría Andina

Taxonomy: Charadrius resplendens Tschudi, 1843, Andes of Peru.
Formerly placed in monospecific Ptiloscelys. Monotypic.

Distribution: Andes from SW Colombia to N Chile and NW Argentina.