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Bird Sightings : Hebrides : Lapwing

Hebrides Bird Sightings : Lapwing

Lapwing

(Northern lapwing)

Vanellus vanellus

Gaelic: Curracag


Photograph © Debbie Bozkurt
Baleshare - Benbecula - Outer Hebrides (Western Isles)
11th February, 2006

See a photograph of a lapwing flying by John Hamilton.

 

 

Lapwing records in the Western Isles

Common resident or migrant breeder (1000 -10,000 pairs) and winter visitor (regulary seen in good numbers)
Source: Outer Hebrides Bird Report (2001)


On the chart below the darker the shade of blue the more abundant the bird is during a month or the more likely you are to see it.

J

F

M

A

M

J

J

A

S

O

N

D

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Source: Outer Hebrides Birds Checklist)

 

Other local bird photographs

Sources of information for the bird sightings section

Debbie's online photo album


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