Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Plovers and Lapwings :: Black-headed Lapwing
Black-headed Lapwing Vanellus tectus
Described by: Boddaert (1783)
Alternate common name(s): Blackhead Lapwing, Blackhead Plover, Black-headed Plover, Crested Wattled Plover
Old scientific name(s): Saroiophorus tectus, Hoplopterus tectus, Lobivanellus tectus
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RangeSahel Zone of Africa;
(1) Mauritania, Mali, Senegambia, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, n. Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, s. Niger, n. Nigeria, ne. Cameroon, Central African Republic, s. Chad, Sudan and Ethiopia.
(2) S. Somalia, ne. Uganda, e. Kenya and Tanzania.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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