February 1965 – vol. 58, issue 2–51 T H E S P U R - W I N G E D P L O V E R Hop lop terns spinosus is one of a number of round-winged plovers with much black and white in the plumage (notably on the wings and tail), which are now generally united in the genus Vanellus. Most of this group differ from other plovers in having crests and at least rudimentary wing-spurs, while some also have facial wattles. Apart from the Lapwing Vanellu... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.