Taxon profile


Masked Lapwing
Vanellus miles (Boddaert, 1783)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Charadriiformes »  family Charadriidae - plovers »  genus Vanellus

Other names

= Masked Plover
= Plover

Least Concern


juvenile animal


Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Vanellus miles miles (Boddaert, 1783) - Northern Masked Lapwing

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subspecies Vanellus miles novaehollandiae Stephens, 1819 - Southern Masked Lapwing

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Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22725229]

Bird Life [] [as Vanellus miles (Boddaert, 1783)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Australian Faunal Directory [c62318e2-92d8-4412-985c-a2caf1bc260e]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Vanellus miles (Boddaert, 1783)]
Data retrieved on: 7 February 2015
EN Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [53810]

del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Vanellus miles Boddaert, 1783]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Vanellus miles (Boddaert, 1783)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Vanellus miles (Boddaert, 1783)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Vanellus miles]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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