Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Plovers and Lapwings :: Blacksmith Plover

Blacksmith Plover Vanellus armatus

Described by: Burchell (1822)
Alternate common name(s): Blacksmith Lapwing
Old scientific name(s): Anitibyx armatus, Hoplopterus armatus


Location unknown - Date unknown © Dan Marsh  Nairobi National Park, Kenya - Jan 31, 2010 © Hans&Judy Beste  Zimbabwe - Aug, 1999 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  South Africa - Date unknown © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Kruger National Park, South Africa - Jul, 2008 © Jean-Philippe Paris 
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S. Africa;
S. Angola, se. Zaire, Tanzania, w. and s. Kenya, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and s. South Africa.


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


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