Andean Lapwings

Andean Lapwing, Vanellus resplendens, Huarcapay-Lucre, Cusco Region, Peru (9/20/12) Lapwings

The Andean Lapwings (Vanellus resplendens) are South American endemics. They are found in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.

Their natural habitats are subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, rivers, swamps, and pastureland.

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