Andean Lapwing Vanellus resplendens


Sounds and Vocal Behavior


Aggressive calls in response to perceived threats: noisy kree-kree-kree or other more varied sounds. Also, a strident ligle, which is also an alternative onomatopoetic name for the species.

Nonvocal Sounds

None described

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: