February 2011 – vol. 104, issue 2, pp 84–90 Abstract Records of the Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius in western and central Europe were analysed. Sightings in these areas reached 20-21 per year in 2003-05, the most recent years for which complete data were available, with records from France, Spain and Portugal amounting to one-third of the European total during the decade 1996-2005. While most occurred in spring or autumn, records in th... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.