African Wattled Lapwing

Vanellus senegallus - Vanneau du Sénégal

Vanneau du Sénégal
adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Charadriidés

  • Genus
    :

    Vanellus

  • Species
    :

    senegallus

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1766

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 34 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 197 à 277 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

African Wattled Lapwing (Vanellus senegallus) is a species of bird in the Charadriidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Vanellus senegallus senegallus (Senegal and Gambia to Eritrea and Ethiopia, south to ne DRCongo and n Uganda)
  • Vanellus senegallus lateralis (s and e DRCongo to w Kenya south to n Namibia and e South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Vanneau du Sénégal,
  • Avefría Senegalesa,
  • Abibe-carunculado,
  • Senegalkiebitz,
  • csíkosnyakú bíbic,
  • Lelkievit,
  • Pavoncella dai bargigli,
  • Vårtvipa,
  • Stripehodevipe,
  • cíbik žltonohý,
  • čejka žlutonohá,
  • Savanne-lapvibe,
  • tuhkahyyppä,
  • Lelkiewiet,
  • fredeluga del Senegal,
  • czajka płowa,
  • Сенегальская пигалица,
  • トサカゲリ,
  • 黑喉麦鸡,
  • 黑喉肉垂麥雞,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland, Urban Areas ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Ponds (below 8ha), Irrigated Land (includes irrigation channels), Seasonally Flooded Agricultural Land

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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