The blacksmith lapwing or blacksmith plover (Vanellus armatus) occurs commonly from Kenya through central Tanzania to southern and southwestern Africa. The vernacular name derives from the repeated metallic 'tink, tink, tink' alarm call, which suggests a blacksmith's hammer striking an anvil.
Blacksmith Lapwing
Date Location Count
2020-02-18 06:55Etosha NP (Oshikoto Province)6
2020-02-09 16:30Rundu Sewage Works2
2020-02-21 13:07Tambuti Lodge4
2020-02-11 11:25Rundu WTP1
2020-02-20 15:49Mahango Game Reserve7
2020-02-14 09:25Bum Hill Campsite1
2020-01-29 16:12Belmond Eagle Island Lodge10
2020-02-13 15:20Katima Mulilo WTP2
2020-01-26 06:28Chobe NP (Savuti region)30
2020-01-28 06:56Moremi--River Kwai (north side)30
2020-02-03 13:30Chobe NP--A33 (Ngoma to Kasane)15
2020-02-03 07:45Chobe NP (Please be more specific)1
2020-02-06 09:04Chobe River--Boat Trip (Namibia)30
2020-02-06 09:04Chobe River--boat trip (Botswana)28
2020-02-22 19:21Imbabala Safari Camp2
2020-02-17 05:45Zambezi NP4
2020-01-28 05:45Mosi-oa-Tunya NP2
2020-02-11 16:38Hwange NP--Deteema5
2020-01-31 06:30Hwange NP--Lukosi Safari Camp2
2020-02-20 14:07Hwange National Park--Hwange Main Camp16
2020-02-10 12:04Wadrifsoutpan Estuary
2020-02-03 16:00Masaai Mara NR--Mara River (North)2
2020-02-15 07:26Berg River Estuary20
2020-02-10 09:51Serengeti NP--Kubu Kubu Tented Lodge2
2020-02-12 11:35Kliphoek Salt Pans3
2020-02-12 15:40Langebaan Country Estate
2020-02-13 06:30Serengeti NP6
2020-02-17 09:12West Coast NP1
2020-02-15 09:16West Coast NP--Geelbek hides vicinity
2020-02-03 06:41Serengeti NP--Naabi Hill Gate1
2020-02-12 15:55Ngorongoro Conservation Area--Lake Ndutu6
2020-02-13 07:30Ngorongoro Conservation Area--Ndutu Safari Lodge4
2020-02-11 07:30Ngorongoro Conservation Area--Ndutu (general area)12
2020-02-12 07:43Ngorongoro Conservation Area--Lake Masek15
2020-01-31 16:06Lake Nakuru NP10
2020-02-01 14:11Robben Island2
2020-02-08 07:00Ngorongoro Conservation Area10
2020-02-07 09:30Hout bay harbour5
2020-01-29 08:29Intaka Island4
2020-02-22 17:46Wildevoelvlei8
2020-02-04 17:30Lake Naivasha--Safariland/Sopa Lodge2
2020-02-21 08:30Rondevlei Nature Reserve7
2020-02-16 06:30Ngorongoro Conservation Area--Ngorongoro Crater10
2020-02-22 11:48Strandfontein WTP12
2020-01-31 15:15Olifantsbos1
2020-01-30 16:30Paardevlei4
2020-02-08 15:36Dick Dent Bird Sanctuary8
2020-02-02 09:37Strand Beach (Btwn Beach Rd and Dolfyn St.)4
2020-02-15 15:00Lake Manyara NP (Arusha)2
2020-02-16 10:45Lake Manyara NP--Migunga Tented Camp4
2020-02-15 06:55Lake Manyara NP (Manyara)
2020-02-09 08:08Nairobi NP--Nagolomon Dam2
2020-01-25 08:36Windsor Golf Hotel and Country Club, Marurui2
2020-02-22 11:30Nairobi NP12
2020-02-18 07:45Tarangire NP2
2020-02-01 07:40Swara Plains Conservancy and Acacia Camp (formerly Hopcraft Ranch/Game Ranching Ltd.)6
2020-02-12 16:10Ruaha NP1
2020-02-16 08:04Arusha NP3
2020-01-24 14:30Big and Small Momela Lakes3
2020-02-03 07:21Amboseli NP100
2020-02-18 16:00Potteberg Guest Farm9
2020-02-19 08:32De Hoop Nature Reserve1
2020-02-16 16:58Benfontein Nature Reserve3
2020-01-30 07:32Vaalkop Dam Nature Reserve1
2020-02-09 10:11Kgomo-Kgomo2
2020-02-15 08:12Zaagkuildrift Rd (Please be more specific)2
2020-02-20 07:47Westonaria general area2
2020-02-08 07:31Soetdoring Nature Reserve10
2020-02-18 06:26Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden3
2020-02-16 09:00Diepsloot Nature Reserve1
2020-02-02 10:34Rooiwal WTP84
2020-02-19 07:41Eagle Canyon Golf Estate6
2020-01-29 16:52Norscot Koppies Kingfisher Nature Reserve11
2020-02-15 02:32President Ridge Bird Sanctuary2
2020-02-10 09:24Wilderness NP--Rondevlei Bird Hide3
2020-02-17 10:34Austin Roberts Bird Sanctuary20
2020-02-10 10:20LC de Villiers Sports Center27
2020-02-10 10:32University of Pretoria--Experimental Farm56
2020-02-13 17:36Candlewoods Wetland2
2020-01-25 08:37Free State Botanical Gardens2
2020-02-18 07:41Rietvlei Nature Reserve6
2020-02-22 07:27Bronkhorstspruit Dam1
2020-02-16 09:12Rustfontein Nature Reserve25
2020-02-16 08:25Marievale Bird Sanctuary30
2020-02-15 10:50Marievale Bird Sanctuary--Otter Hide11
2020-02-15 07:36Marievale Bird Sanctuary--Hadeda Hide1
2020-02-21 08:19Keurbooms River Estuary4
2020-01-25 02:50Loskop Dam Nature Reserve4
2020-02-19 15:52Kruger NP--Pafuri/S63 area2
2020-02-20 12:27Kruger NP--Klopperfontein Dam1
2020-01-25 15:22Kruger NP--Crooks Corner2
2020-02-22 06:19Kruger NP--S52 Loop btwn Shingwedzi and Red Rocks4
2020-02-20 10:06Azlu Rest Stop2
2020-02-03Hannah Game Lodge2
2020-01-26 20:49Kruger NP--Shingwedzi Camp2
2020-01-26 21:38Kruger NP--Kanniedood Dam1
2020-02-08 13:47Wonderfontein Pans6
2020-01-23 22:55Kruger NP--Shimuwini Bushveld Camp6
2020-01-23 21:54Kruger NP--Phalaborwa Gate to Letaba bridge (H14)2
2020-02-17 05:33Kruger NP--Mopani-Letaba Rd/H1-612
2020-02-16 08:50Kruger NP--S465
2020-02-15 10:01Kruger NP--Timbavati Rd/S392
2020-02-15 15:49Kruger NP--Olifants to Balule/S922
2020-02-20 09:47Addo Elephant NP--Main Rest Camp3
2020-02-15 08:06Kruger NP--S401
2020-02-11 13:40Kruger NP--Shitlhave Dam2
2020-02-12 05:35Kruger NP--Phabeni to Skukuza5
2020-02-16 06:00Kruger NP--S33
2020-02-17 16:45Cape Recife WTP2
2020-02-16 04:00Kruger NP--Voortrekker Rd/H2-2
2020-02-16 06:00Kruger NP--Transport Dam
2020-02-13 09:21Kruger NP--H1-2 @ Sand River6
2020-02-08 14:30Karkloof - Rietvlei30
2020-02-01 10:28Karkloof Conservancy10
2020-01-26 14:00Midmar Dam - South Shore (Thurlow Gate)2
2020-02-08 13:00Karkloof - Lower Rd12
2020-02-05 08:45Cedara Agricultural College Conservancy2
2020-02-22 05:10Macaneta--Tidal wetland, dune forests and coast8
2020-02-08 16:06Ndumo GR2
2020-02-18 06:30Maputo Elephant Game Reserve
2020-02-01 07:00Maputo Special Reserve--Lagoa Chiguti2
2020-02-05 06:00Phinda GR