Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Plovers and Lapwings :: Wattled Lapwing

Wattled Lapwing Vanellus senegallus

Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): African Wattled Lapwing, Wattled Plover, Senegal Wattled Lapwing, Senegal Wattled Plover, African Wattled Plover
Old scientific name(s): Afribyx senegallus


Kruger National Park, South Africa - 2003 © Kees Bakker  Masai Mara, Kenya - Feb 15, 2010 © Hans&Judy Beste  Abuko Nature Reserve, The Gambia - Feb 6, 2004 © Ben van den Broek  The Gambia - Dec, 2002 © Ben van den Broek  Abuko Nature Reserve, The Gambia - Feb 6, 2004 © Ben van den Broek 
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Unforested tropical Africa;
(1) Sw. Mauritania, s. Mali, Senegambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, s. Niger, Cameroon, Central African Republic, s. Chad, s. Sudan and Uganda.
(2) W. and c. Ethiopia and Eritrea.
(3) E. Zaire, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, w. Kenya, w. Tanzania to Angola, n. Namibia, n. and e. Botswana and South Africa (Natal, Transvaal, n. Orange Free State).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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