Taxon profile


Black-headed Lapwing
Vanellus tectus (Boddaert, 1783)

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

Scientific synonyms

Charadrius tectus Boddaert, 1783
Hoplopterus tectus (Boddaert, 1783)
Sarciophorus tectus (Boddaert, 1783)

Least Concern



Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Vanellus tectus latifrons (Reichenow, 1881)
subspecies Vanellus tectus tectus (Boddaert, 1783)

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 5.1 [3162]

Bird Life [] [as Vanellus tectus (Boddaert, 1783)]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Vanellus tectus (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 tectus (Boddaert, 1783)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Vanellus tectus]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
EN Crochet P.-A., Joynt G.: AERC list of Western Palearctic birds December 2012 [] [as Vanellus tectus]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [] [as Hoplopterus tectus]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010

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