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
2019-12-01 14:48Murchison Falls NP--north side (Paraa to Albert Nile swamps)1
2019-12-02 06:11Etosha NP--Fischer's Pan Loop3
2019-12-10 17:00Lake Langano--Simbo Lodge1
2019-12-05 06:45Bishangari Lodge1
2019-12-12 06:15Yabello to Mega road10
2019-12-06 14:19Maasai Mara NR (general please use more specific location if possible)3
2019-12-01 06:40Maasai Mara NR--Talek Plains10
2019-12-08 07:54Maasai Mara NR, Eastern Section2
2019-12-11 06:30Mega area10
2019-12-02 10:00Serengeti NP--Seronera2
2019-12-09 08:00Lake Nakuru NP4
2019-12-03 09:00Lake Naivasha--Safariland/Sopa Lodge
2019-12-09 06:30Liben Plain45
2019-12-07 08:00Nairobi NP1
2019-12-08 13:46Thika Wastewater Treatment Plant
2019-12-08 07:30Swara Plains Conservancy and Acacia Camp (formerly Hopcraft Ranch/Game Ranching Ltd.)8
2019-12-08 08:23Lazy J Ranch (Restricted Access - Permit Required)4
2019-12-02 16:57Tsavo West NP--Kilaguni Lodge6
2019-12-02 07:31Sondela Nature Reserve2
2019-12-11 08:22Faan Meintjies Nature Reserve4
2019-12-06 08:45Potchefstroom Dam2
2019-12-12 17:40Benfontein Nature Reserve1
2019-12-08 06:14Gnu Valley Farm2
2019-12-10 16:37Walkhaven Dog Park4
2019-12-14 09:45Johannesburg Botanical Gardens4
2019-12-08 07:40Rietvlei Nature Reserve3
2019-12-07 16:24Bullfrog Dam2
2019-12-01 06:48Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve2
2019-12-03 07:00Kruger NP--Orpen Rest Camp5
2019-12-14 21:10Manyeleti Game Reserve2
2019-12-04 09:50Kruger NP--Satara-Tshokwane Road2
2019-12-04 10:27Kruger NP--H2-24
2019-12-10 08:30Kruger NP--Lower Sabie Rest Camp2
2019-12-11 10:03Wakkerstroom area (Please be more specific)13
2019-12-01 05:14Wakkerstroom bridge/causeway4
2019-12-14 07:28Hilton - Garlington Estate4
2019-12-02 08:33Mpempe Pan