Plovers (Charadriidae)

Yellow-wattled Lapwing (Vanellus malabaricus) - HBW 3, p. 413

French: Vanneau de Malabar German: Gelblappenkiebitz Spanish: Avefría Malabar
Other common names: Yellow-wattled Plover

Taxonomy: Charadrius malarbaricus [sic] Boddaert, 1783, Malabar Coast.
Formerly placed in monospecific genus Lobipluvia; occasionally included in Hoplopterus. Monotypic.

Distribution: S Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.