Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Plovers and Lapwings :: Long-toed Lapwing

Long-toed Lapwing Vanellus crassirostris

Described by: Hartlaub (1855)
Alternate common name(s): White-winged Lapwing
Old scientific name(s): Hemiparra crassirostris


Masai Mara, Kenya - Sep 5, 2007 © Larry Sirvio  Lake Naivasha, Kenya - Nov 13, 2007 © Brennan Mulrooney 
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E. Africa;
(1) Lake Chad area, s. Sudan, Uganda, e. Zaire, w. Kenya, Tanzania and n. Malawi. Isolated populations in w. Angola and ne. Nigeria where it may not breed.
(2) Tanzania, se. Zaire, Zambia and Malawi to e. Angola, ne. Namibia, n. Botswana, n. Zimbabwe, Malawi, s. Mozambique and ne. South Africa (n. Natal).


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


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