wattled plover

noun

variants or wattled lapwing
: any of various plovers of the warmer parts of the Old World that resemble the lapwings but have about the face and especially between the eye and the bill variously colored fleshy wattles and are usually placed in a distinct subfamily of Charadriidae

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“Wattled plover.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wattled%20plover. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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