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
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RangeW., sc. and se. Africa;
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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