Crowned Lapwing

Vanellus coronatus - Vanneau couronné

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Charadriidés

  • Genus
    :

    Vanellus

  • Species
    :

    coronatus

Descriptor

Boddaert, 1783

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 34 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 126 à 200 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Crowned Lapwing (Vanellus coronatus) is a species of bird in the Charadriidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Vanellus coronatus demissus (n Somalia)
  • Vanellus coronatus coronatus (Ethiopia and e Africa to Zambia and South Africa)
  • Vanellus coronatus xerophilus (sw Angola to w South Africa and w Zimbabwe)

Foreign names

  • Vanneau couronné,
  • Avefría Coronada,
  • Abibe-coroado,
  • Kronenkiebitz,
  • koronás bíbic,
  • Diadeemkievit,
  • Pavoncella coronata,
  • Kronvipa,
  • Kronvipe,
  • cíbik korunkatý,
  • čejka korunkatá,
  • Kronvibe,
  • kruunuhyyppä,
  • Kroonkiewiet,
  • fredeluga coronada,
  • czajka koroniasta,
  • Венценосный чибис,
  • オウカンゲリ,
  • 冕麦鸡,
  • 冕麥雞,

Voice song and cries

Vanneau couronné
adult

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Desert : Hot ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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