Saturday 4 February 2012

Did he do it?

Red-wattled Lapwings (Vanellus indicus) are ground-dwelling waders. They utter a "did-hee-doo-it" call that is extremely familiar with bird-watchers in India. They are beautiful and very noisy birds, more so when agitated. They make ground nests and are very protective of them, dive-bombing and distracting potential predators.

Some of Green Humour cartoons on birds are also up on the bird website You can see them here-

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