Javan Lapwing, Javanese Lapwing, Sunda Plover

Javan Lapwing, Javanese Lapwing, Sunda Plover by AFC

Vanellus macropterus by Gloria Chadwick
(8 in. x 8 in. | Acrylic | ID#4247)

Family: CHARADRIIDAE | Conservation Status: Critically Endangered | Population Trend: unknown
 

Artist Statement

These wonderful birds have been a favorite of mine since I first discovered them in an exhibit at the San Diego Zoo. Long legs and yellow wattle lend a little comedy if it weren’t for the fact that they are among the endangered facing extinction.
 

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