Crowned Lapwing (Plover)
Vanellus coronatus
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The crowned lapwing is common in dry grassland. The top photo was taken at Lake Chala (4-11), courtesy of Lyn Waltenberg. The flight photos were taken at Ndutu (5-15), courtesy of Siegfried Woldhek. The photos with chicks were also taken at Ndutu (5-10). The nest was photographed near Moshi (3-16), courtesy of Christine Baissac. The other photos were taken at Nanja Dam and Tarangire. Click the photo above to see 17 enlargements including flight and more chicks.

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-19 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Fain Zimmerman, Lyn Waltenberg, Rick Carlson
Siegfried Woldhek, Christine Baissac

Last Update this page: 3-29-19