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Crowned Lapwing Plover

Vanellus coronatus

Description:

Crowned Lapwing Plover

Habitat:

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.(wikipedia)

Notes:

Saw while on safari in Tanzania

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4 Comments

Dixie
Dixie 6 years ago

Thank you Daniele. I checked him out. Cool.

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 6 years ago

Dixie, you can hear this bird in the video in this spotting, and also see its bold behavior:
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/191...

Dixie
Dixie 6 years ago

You know what we need? Some way to listen to the birds. I noticed you said 'bold and noisy habits'. I'd like to hear what it sounds like. Maybe Audubon Birds has a recording.

Dixie
Dixie 6 years ago

I'm looking at your pics. Very nice!

john.fermanis.sr
Spotted by
john.fermanis.sr

Dodoma, Dodoma, Tanzania

Spotted on Feb 2, 2010
Submitted on Feb 22, 2014

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