- Vanellus cinereus
34â€“37 cm (13Â½-14Â½}
- Grey head, neck and upper breast
- Black breastband
- Brown upperparts
- White belly
- Black-tipped yellow bill
- Yellow legs
- Red eye
Breeds in north-east China and Japan; winters to India and south-easter Asia.
This is a monotypic species.
They breed in swampy areas, near rivers and in rice fields.
There is little information available, but they most likely eat insects, worms and molluscs.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2018. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2018. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved October 2015)
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