Grey-headed Lapwing – preening, bathing and feeding

LapwingGH [AmarSingh] 2

“A pair of Grey-headed Lapwing (Vanellus cinereus) preening and bathing in the very early morning light (above, below).

LapwingGH [AmarSingh] 3

“Light not good for images but adequate for a video recording:

“As for feeding, very little information available while on migration or at resident sites.

LapwingGH-feed [AmarSingh]

“I have seen it feeding predominantly on mud flats (above) but will also do so in shallow end of a pool and in muddy grass (below). Deep probing, looking for earthworms and other insects.

LapwingGH feed [AmarSingh]

“Video of feeding below.”

Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
20th December 2016

Location: Tambun, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Habitat: Wetlands, ex-mining pools, fish farming, limestone hills

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