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
2020-02-18 06:55Etosha NP (Oshikoto Province)4
2020-01-28 08:00Queen Elizabeth II NP--Mweya10
2020-02-01 06:30Queen Elizabeth II NP7
2020-02-04 07:16Queen Elizabeth II NP--Kasenyi Track12
2020-01-25 14:46Chobe NP (Savuti region)4
2020-02-02 16:30Imbabala Safari Camp2
2020-02-11Kgalagadi TFCA (South Africa portion - be more specific)
2020-02-01 09:00Zambesi river cruise (ZW side)1
2020-02-13 06:16Hwange NP--Deteema5
2020-02-23 06:22Serengeti NP--Grumeti Serengeti Tented Camp4
2020-01-31 08:30Paternoster to St Helena Bay8
2020-02-04 16:00R399--Vredenburg to Paternoster2
2020-02-04 07:15Masaai Mara NR--Mara River (North)2
2020-02-17 14:35Kliphoek Salt Pans3
2020-02-11 13:30Serengeti NP20
2020-01-29 08:29Serengeti NP--Kusini Camp3
2020-02-03 06:41Serengeti NP--Naabi Hill Gate1
2020-02-22 12:12Tienie Versveld Nature Reserve4
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)20
2020-02-12 07:43Ngorongoro Conservation Area--Lake Masek5
2020-02-04 07:59Darling Hills/Groote Post Road8
2020-01-31 16:06Lake Nakuru NP4
2020-01-31 07:20Abidjatta-Shalla NP20
2020-01-28 06:50Ngorongoro Conservation Area--Ngorongoro Crater1
2020-02-15 15:00Lake Manyara NP (Arusha)16
2020-02-16 10:45Lake Manyara NP--Migunga Tented Camp2
2020-02-08 09:00Lake Manyara NP (Manyara)5
2020-02-22 11:30Nairobi NP11
2020-02-14 16:00Tarangire NP--Tarangire Safari Lodge2
2020-01-25 15:13Awash NP (Please use more specific hotspot)2
2020-02-04 16:10Awash NP--southern section2
2020-02-17 11:30Tarangire NP1
2020-02-01 07:40Swara Plains Conservancy and Acacia Camp (formerly Hopcraft Ranch/Game Ranching Ltd.)10
2020-02-04 06:53Aledeghi Wildlife Reserve2
2020-02-11 12:18Engikaret Lark Plains4
2020-02-17 09:30Arusha Airport6
2020-02-03 07:21Amboseli NP12
2020-02-22 11:48Kilimanjaro International Airport 45
2020-02-18 16:00Potteberg Guest Farm7
2020-02-19 08:32De Hoop Nature Reserve2
2020-02-23 09:11Benfontein Nature Reserve5
2020-02-07 16:00Welgevonden Game Reserve4
2020-02-17 14:56Lapalala Game Reserve
2020-02-09 10:11Kgomo-Kgomo3
2020-02-22 11:10Tsavo East NP--southern section1
2020-02-15 08:12Zaagkuildrift Rd (Please be more specific)2
2020-02-08 07:31Soetdoring Nature Reserve7
2020-02-02 12:14Walkhaven Dog Park1
2020-02-18 06:26Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden2
2020-02-16 06:41Diepsloot Nature Reserve5
2020-02-02 10:34Rooiwal WTP5
2020-02-01 07:30Uitvlugt Road
2020-01-28 10:00Pretoria National Botanical Garden4
2020-02-23 07:02Rietvlei Nature Reserve11
2020-02-23 07:35Norkem Park2
2020-02-23 06:30Bronkhorstspruit Dam5
2020-02-16 09:12Rustfontein Nature Reserve12
2020-02-22 05:22Wilge River Valley (upper)1
2020-01-26 08:20Marievale Bird Sanctuary--Otter Hide4
2020-02-01 07:50Selous Game Reserve--Roho Ya Selous1
2020-02-04 15:37Selous Game Reserve--Lake Manze3
2020-01-25 02:06Kruger NP--Mahonie Loop/S991
2020-02-07 19:01Kruger NP--Mphongolo Loop2
2020-02-17 05:33Kruger NP--Mopani-Letaba Rd/H1-61
2020-02-01 07:00Maputo Special Reserve--Lagoa Chiguti10
2020-02-05 06:00Phinda GR