Vanellus chilensis

Southern Lapwing showing wing spurs, bony protuberances from the wrist of the wing, covered with keratinous sheath.

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Charadriidae
Genus:Vanellus
Species:V. chilensis

Muelle de Mailhos, Punta del Este, Maldonado, Uruguay

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