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
2021-02-10 06:44Hobatere Lodge2
2021-02-23 12:49Etosha NP--Okaukuejo Camp35
2021-02-19 15:45Etosha NP--Andoni Plains2
2021-02-25 16:41Etosha NP--Fischer's Pan Loop2
2021-02-19 12:14Etosha NP--Klein Namutoni5
2021-02-19 06:49Okonjima Nature Reserve2
2021-02-24 05:29Okavango Delta--Mombo/Little Mombo Camp1
2021-02-13 12:30Maun--Thamalakane River25
2021-02-28 08:51Chobe River--west of Kasane
2021-02-14 11:15Paternoster to St Helena Bay2
2021-02-26 06:25Nata Bird Sanctuary
2021-02-20 07:00Berg River Estuary10
2021-02-21 11:41Kliphoek Salt Pans1
2021-02-23 11:55West Coast NP2
2021-03-01 09:09West Coast NP--Geelbek hides vicinity9
2021-03-01 07:15West Coast NP--Geelbek Salt Pans3
2021-02-08 15:17West Coast NP--Abrahamskraal hide2
2021-02-01 07:00Lake Nakuru NP15
2021-02-18 10:38Lake Elementaita--Serena Camp (formerly Delamere Camp)2
2021-02-28 12:19Beaverlac15
2021-02-15 12:42Rietvlei Wetlands Reserve3
2021-03-01 17:30Intaka Island4
2021-02-07 11:45Wildevoelvlei
2021-02-27 13:00Rondevlei Nature Reserve4
2021-02-28 13:40Ngorongoro Conservation Area--Ngorongoro Crater10
2021-02-27 09:30Strandfontein WTP8
2021-02-21 16:48Macassar Sewage Works
2021-02-23 16:20Ol Pejeta Conservancy--Sweetwaters Tented Camp1
2021-03-02 07:40Paardevlei
2021-02-26 09:05South Luangwa NP--Mfuwe Lodge21
2021-02-26 14:31Tarangire NP--Entrance Gate1
2021-02-21 07:06Nairobi NP
2021-02-20 08:33Rooisand Nature Reserve1
2021-02-27 12:20Bot River Bridge (R43)4
2021-02-02 18:27Vermont Pan2
2021-02-19 08:00Bulawayo--Aisleby Sewage Works4
2021-01-31 18:23Klein River lagoon2
2021-02-21 15:41Amboseli NP--Ol Tukai Lodge3
2021-02-27 06:40Kimana Sanctuary3
2021-02-28 15:13Marakele NP2
2021-02-28 12:18Abe Bailey Nature Reserve70
2021-02-27 06:03Kgomo-Kgomo1
2021-02-28 05:54Wolfhuiskraal to Kgomo-Kgomo12
2021-02-25 17:11Wolfhuiskraal Farm (restricted access)2
2021-02-05 07:30Zaagkuildrift Rd (Please be more specific; Do not log Kgomo-Kgomo birds here.)6
2021-02-06 17:43Karoo Gariep Nature Reserve1
2021-02-13 08:33Nylsvley Nature Reserve--Vogelfontein
2021-02-11 09:40Houtrivier Dam2
2021-02-12 17:19Diepsloot Nature Reserve4
2021-02-19 08:00Eagle Canyon Golf Estate20
2021-02-26 18:02Dainfern1
2021-02-19 06:26Golden Harvest Park3
2021-02-17 11:45Norscot Koppies Kingfisher Nature Reserve5
2021-02-13 16:21President Ridge Bird Sanctuary4
2021-02-27 07:31Austin Roberts Bird Sanctuary4
2021-02-20 11:55De Wagendrift Road5
2021-02-18 11:23University of Pretoria--Experimental Farm2
2021-02-20 06:33Roodeplaat Dam Nature Reserve2
2021-02-27 16:21Strubendam Bird Sanctuary
2021-02-03 06:45Naturena20
2021-02-21 11:00Modderfontein Reserve20
2021-02-20 10:40Zebra Country Lodge1
2021-02-28 18:08Rietvlei Nature Reserve5
2021-02-18 15:03Kempton Park1
2021-02-14 06:14Mkhombo Nature Reserve31
2021-02-21 06:00Thokoza Wetland5
2021-02-14 11:19Knysna--Thesen Island waterfront2
2021-02-15 15:51Plettenberg Bay--Uplands Road6
2021-02-05 06:44Garingboom Guest Farm2
2021-02-15 15:39Bitou River Valley3
2021-02-13 06:26Marievale Bird Sanctuary--Hadeda Hide1
2021-02-12 10:12Piesang Valley and Estuary2
2021-02-25 08:05Keurbooms River Estuary7
2021-02-27 07:34Devon Grasslands IBA (Gauteng Province)2
2021-02-27 08:35Devon Grasslands IBA (Mpumalanga Province)1
2021-02-20 04:57Kruger NP--Bridge over Luvuvhu River1
2021-02-19 15:55Kruger NP--Punda Gate Road/H13-11
2021-02-19 06:18Kruger NP--Klopperfontein Loop/Dam1
2021-02-09 07:38Kruger NP--Klopperfontein Dam3
2021-02-15 06:30Leeupan (Mpumalanga Province)78
2021-02-21 10:21Kruger NP--Mphongolo Loop2
2021-02-21 05:11Kruger NP--Bateleur Bushveld Camp5
2021-02-20 14:15Alzu Rest Stop5
2021-02-21 15:37Kruger NP--Kanniedood Dam2
2021-02-22 08:42Kruger NP-- Tropic of Capricorn Loop1
2021-02-11 13:46Kruger NP--Shipandani Overnight Hide11
2021-02-17 12:31Kruger NP--Phalaborwa-Letaba Rd2
2021-03-01 17:36Seekoeirivier Estuary2
2021-02-26 06:58Manyeleti Game Reserve1
2021-02-09 07:57Kruger NP--Balule Camp4
2021-02-11 05:13Singita Ebony Lodge15
2021-02-10 05:15Mala-Mala Game Reserve10
2021-02-08 06:18Wakkerstroom area (Please be more specific)2
2021-02-06 21:06Kruger NP--Skukuza Camp1
2021-02-27 15:03Kruger NP--Skukuza-Nkuhlu Road/H4-13
2021-02-28 15:58Kruger NP--Malelane to Afsaal/H32
2021-02-11 13:46Hlane Royal NP--Ndlovu Camp1
2021-02-28 05:39Karkloof--Conservancy4
2021-02-21 14:19Midmar Dam--North Shore (Main Gate)3
2021-02-21 15:22Midmar Dam--South Shore (Thurlow Gate)2
2021-02-20 06:50Cedara Agricultural College Conservancy4
2021-02-10 07:55KaMsholo Bushveld Safaris (formerly Nisela Safaris)1
2021-02-21 08:16Macaneta-- Wetland, dune forests and coast3
2021-02-12 00:00Pietermaritzburg--General area3
2021-03-02 07:31Pietermaritzburg--Darvill Resources Park70
2021-02-23 14:00Ridgeside Reservoir2
2021-02-02 10:30Mdloti Lagoon
2021-02-20 14:45Umhlanga Lagoon NR2
2021-02-03 07:09Zimbali Country Resort20
2021-02-23 16:45Durban--Umgeni River Mouth103
2021-02-05 10:30Phinda GR
2021-02-28 08:30Mpempe Pan
2021-02-28 06:30Nibela Floodplains
2021-02-27 07:30St Lucia--iMfolozi River mouth2