Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Plovers and Lapwings :: Brown-chested Lapwing

Brown-chested Lapwing Vanellus superciliosus

Described by: Reichenow (1886)
Alternate common name(s): Brown-chested Wattled Lapwing, Brown-chested Wattled Plover
Old scientific name(s): Anomalophrys superciliosus


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Narrow zone across nc. Africa;
E. Ghana e. in Togo, Nigeria, Cameroon, Central African Republic, n. Zaire. Presently known to breed only in Nigeria.
Winters in Zaire, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, nw. Tanzania, Lake Victoria and w. Kenya.


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


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