Crowned Lapwing

Vanellus coronatus

Summary 2

The crowned lapwing (Vanellus coronatus), or crowned plover, is a bird of the lapwing subfamily that occurs contiguously from the Red Sea coast of Somalia to southern and southwestern Africa. It is an adaptable and numerous species, with bold and noisy habits. It is related to the more localized black-winged and Senegal lapwings, with which it shares some plumage characteristics.

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  1. (c) Vearl Brown, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://www.flickr.com/photos/80835774@N00/136603017
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vanellus_coronatus

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