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Northern lapwing
The northern lapwing (Vanellus vanellus), also known as the peewit, is a species of bird in the family Charadriidae, the plovers, dotterels and lapwings. It is a wader that breeds on cultivated land and other short vegetation habitats. It has a distribution across much of the temperate Palearctic realm and is highly migratory. At least in parts of its range, there have been population declines due to changes in agricultural practices.Photograph credit: Andreas Trepte