Crowned Lapwing
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, Serengeti NP and Tarangire NP. Click the photo above to see 17 enlargements including flight, an immature and more chicks.

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-21 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Fain Zimmerman, Rick Carlson, Siegfried Woldhek
Christine Baissac, Claude Melde

Last Update this page: 2-05-21