The white-tailed Lapwing, Vanellus leucurus, is a species of bird which is listed by International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as Least Concern, winter visitor to India and breed in Central Asia and Southern Russia. It is occasionally sighted in the western region of Maharashtra State, Gujarat, Rajasthan, India, but hardly ever documented. There is no record of its presence in the study area. In this note, the first sighting record of the white-tailed Lapwing at Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary in Uttar Pradesh was reported.
Key words: Winter visitor, Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary, Uttar Pradesh, Vanellus leucurus.
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