Northern Lapwing Archive

Blog: Eurasian Traveler Sighted at Back Bay Refuge

A northern lapwing, a shore bird with a saucy feather in its cap, wandered far from its European and Asian home and was sighted here in Virginia recently at Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge. 
The largish black and white shorebird was first seen by two Old Dominion University graduate students, Natasha Hagemeyer and Robyn Nadolny, on November 20.

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