Pied Lapwing (Vanellus cayanus) - HBW 3, p. 419
French: Vanneau de Cayenne
Spanish: Avefría de Cayena
Other common names: (Three-toed) Cayenne/Pied/Little White-winged Plover/Lapwing
Taxonomy: Charadrius cayanus Latham, 1790, Cayenne.
Sometimes placed in monospecific Hoploxypterus. Shows several similarities with Charadrius, including plumage details and some physiological features. Monotypic.
Distribution: South America E of Andes, from E Colombia to mouth of R Amazon, then S to Paraguay, SE Brazil and extreme NE Argentina (Misiones).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Bird on the beach of Rio Negro. Locality Fazenda Barra Mansa, Nhecolândia, Pantanal, Mato Grosso do Sul State, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 8 June 2005 2 years ago 4
calls from a bird running away from me on a river island Locality Pakaas Palafitas Lodge, Guajará-Mirim, Rondônia State, Brazil
Bradley Davis 6 August 2006 4 years ago 4