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

Senegal Plover Vanellus lugubris

Described by: Lesson (1826)
Alternate common name(s): Senegal Lapwing, Lesser Black-winged Lapwing
Old scientific name(s): Stephanibyx lugubris, Hoplopterus lugubris


Location unknown - Date unknown © Dan Marsh  Akagera National Park, Rwanda - Feb 28, 2010 © Hans&Judy Beste  Kenya - Jan, 2000 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Ndumo Game Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - Sep, 2004 © Déwald Swanepoel 
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W., sc. and se. Africa;
Fragmented population;
S. Mali. N. of the forested zone in Guinea-Bissau, Liberia and Ivory Coast. Coastal Sierra Leone, Guinea, Ghana, Togo and sw. Nigeria. Gabon, Congo, w. Zaire, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, ne. Zambia, cw. Angola, e. Zimbabwe, Mozambique and e. South Africa (n. Natal, e. Transvaal). Zanzibar Is., Latham Is., and Mafia Is.


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


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