Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Plovers and Lapwings :: Wattled Lapwing
Wattled Lapwing Vanellus senegallus
Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): African Wattled Lapwing, Wattled Plover, Senegal Wattled Lapwing, Senegal Wattled Plover, African Wattled Plover
Old scientific name(s): Afribyx senegallus
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RangeUnforested tropical Africa;
(1) Sw. Mauritania, s. Mali, Senegambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, s. Niger, Cameroon, Central African Republic, s. Chad, s. Sudan and Uganda.
(2) W. and c. Ethiopia and Eritrea.
(3) E. Zaire, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, w. Kenya, w. Tanzania to Angola, n. Namibia, n. and e. Botswana and South Africa (Natal, Transvaal, n. Orange Free State).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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