English: Northern Lapwing, Lapwing Body length: 28-31 cm
Mongolian: Умардын хавтгайлж, Хавтгаалж
Wing span: 82-87 cm
Breeding season: May-August
Egg number: 4 (occasionally 2-5)
Egg colour: Creamy buff, or tinted
olive-brown with black blotches.
Brood: 1 per year
Global status: Least concern
Regional status: Least Concern
Food: Arthropods, lepidoptera, snails,
earthworms, frogs and plant material.
Habitat: Wet meadows, marshlands with short
vegetation, and river meadows at different altitudes. Nests on the ground areas
with bogs, mudflats, marshes and wet meadows in the valleys of lakes and
rivers. The nest is a shallow hollow and sometimes on a sight eminence in wet