The crowned lapwing (Vanellus coronatus), or crowned plover, is a bird of the lapwing subfamily that occurs contiguously from the Red Sea coast of Somalia to southern and southwestern Africa. It is an adaptable and numerous species, with bold and noisy habits. It is related to the more localized black-winged and Senegal lapwings, with which it shares some plumage characteristics.
Crowned Lapwing
Date Location Count
2019-08-14 06:48Queen Elizabeth II NP16
2019-08-17 09:00Etosha NP (Oshikoto Province)5
2019-08-10 08:30Maasai Mara NR (general please use more specific location if possible)1
2019-08-07 11:00Serengeti NP7
2019-08-10 07:01Lake Elementaita (general)4
2019-08-06 20:00Caprivi Mutoya Lodge6
2019-08-08 07:23Ngorongoro Conservation Area--Ngorongoro Crater6
2019-08-17 09:28Lake Manyara NP (Arusha Province)1
2019-08-17 11:00Africa Safari Glamping Tented Camp2
2019-08-16 09:48Tarangire NP--Entrance Gate5
2019-08-18 09:03Frangilla Lodge1
2019-08-08 08:15Kilimanjaro Golf & Wildlife Estate3
2019-08-18 10:21Taita Lowlands--Salt Lick Lodge2
2019-08-11 17:08Tsavo East NP--Manyani Gate to Voi Safari Lodge4
2019-08-16 07:39Luambe NP2
2019-08-10 09:53Mikumi NP1
2019-08-07 06:30Tswalu Kalahari Game Reserve2
2019-08-17 16:39Bushmanskloof Nature Reserve3
2019-08-16 14:03West Coast NP3
2019-08-15 10:01Tienie Versveld Nature Reserve3
2019-08-06 15:03Kgomo-Kgomo to Moretele1
2019-08-18 07:32Polokwane GR1
2019-08-16 07:00Marrick Game Lodge8
2019-08-10 14:17Gorongosa NP1
2019-08-06 11:30Austin Roberts Bird Sanctuary4
2019-08-09 07:16Bishop Bird Park
2019-08-09 11:05Rietvlei Nature Reserve
2019-08-10 08:50Soetdoring Nature Reserve3
2019-08-13 15:04Agulhas Plains (general area)2
2019-08-09 09:25De Hoop Nature Reserve--Campground6
2019-08-06 13:30Kruger NP--Orpen Rest Camp3
2019-08-13 11:33De Hoop Nature Reserve2
2019-08-17 06:30Golden Gate Highlands NP2
2019-08-10 08:30Addo Elephant NP--Main Rest Camp
2019-08-14 15:34Phinda Private Game Reserve2