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Spur-winged Plover (Vanellus spinosus)
The bird got its name because of a spur (a small claw) hidden in each of its wings (seen here).<br />
The Spur-winged Plover is known to sometimes use the wing-claws in an attack on animals and, rarely, people, who get too close to the birds' exposed offspring.

The bird got its name because of a spur (a small claw) hidden in each of its wings (seen here).
The Spur-winged Plover is known to sometimes use the wing-claws in an attack on animals and, rarely, people, who get too close to the birds' exposed offspring.

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