Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Plovers and Lapwings :: Black-winged Lapwing
Black-winged Lapwing Vanellus melanopterus
Described by: Cretzschmar (1829)
Alternate common name(s): Black-winged Plover, Greater Black-winged Lapwing
Old scientific name(s): Stephanibyx melanopterus, Hoplopterus melanopterus
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RangeE. and s. Africa:
(1) S. Arabia, Ethiopia and Eritrea.
(2) Kenya, nc. Tanzania. South Africa (e. Transvaal, Swaziland, Natal, Orange Free State, e. and s. Cape Province).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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