Andean Lapwing Vanellus resplendens


Diet and Foraging


The Andean Lapwing feeds on mostly insects and invertebrates. In particular, groups of these lapwings will feed on agricultural pest species and insects that associate with farm animals and land (Sarmiento 2010).

Foraging Behavior

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Recommended Citation

Andean Lapwing (Vanellus resplendens), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: