Common Name: Southern Lapwing
Scientific Name: Vanellus chilensis
Description: 13-15 inches; bill pink with black tip; forehead black; eyes red; upperparts Brownish-grey; bronze gloss on shoulder; chest black; underparts white; pink legs
Habitat: Wet areas or open grassland;
Statue: Resident Breeder
In the year 2007 when the Southern Lapwing stated to breed and colonized this island, it was not just a first for this species in Barbados but also for the Eastern Caribbean.