Senegal lapwing

The Senegal lapwing or lesser black-winged lapwing (Vanellus lugubris) is a species of bird in the family Charadriidae. It is found in Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

The African wattled lapwing (Vanellus senegallus) is sometimes called Senegal wattled plover.

Senegal lapwing
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Charadriidae
Genus: Vanellus
V. lugubris
Binomial name
Vanellus lugubris
(Lesson, 1826)

Charadrius lugubris Lesson, 1826
Hoplopterus lugubris (Lesson, 1826)
Stephanibyx lugubris (Lesson, 1826)


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