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Blacksmith Lapwing

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Vanellus armatus Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Charadriidae Family
30 cm Length
Marine intertidal, mud & salt flats, grassland, pastureland & wetlands, marshes, often near water. Range follow link Habitat
Altitude
Range
1 - 4 yellow eggs, laid in a scrape.  Incubation 26 to 33 days by both parents, fledging about 40 days Clutch
Arthropods, worms, beetles, larvae & crustaceans. Food  
  Habits
3143 - TSN: 176483 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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AKA:- Afrikaans: Bontkiewiet
Czech: Cejka belocelá, čejka běločelá
Danish: Broget Vibe
German: Cayennekiebitz, Schmiedekibiz, Schmiedekiebitz, Waffenkiebitz
English: Blacksmith Lapwing, Blacksmith Plover
Spanish: Avefría Armada
Estonian: seppkiivitaja
Finnish: Seppähyyppä
French: Vanneau armé, Vanneau ramoneur
Italian: Pavoncella armata, Pavoncella fabbro
Japanese: shirokurogeri
Japanese: シロクロゲリ
Kwangali: Runkerenkere
Latin: Anitibyx armatus, Antibyx armatus, Hoplopterus armatus, Vanellus armatus
Dutch: Smidsplevier
Norwegian: Smedvipe
Polish: czajka srokata
Portuguese: Abibe-preto-e-branco
Russian: Пигалица-кузнец
Slovak: cíbik ciernochrbtý, Cíbik čiernochrbtý
Sotho, Southern: Mo-otla-tšepe
Swedish: Smedvipa
Swahili: Kiluwiluwi Fundichuma
Tswana: Lethulatshipi
Tsonga: Ghelekela
Chinese: 黑背麦鸡
Zulu: iNdudumela

Range:-

Angola

Antarctic Rare/Accidental Non-breeding

Botswana

Burundi Rare/Accidental Non-breeding

Crozet Rare/Accidental Non-breeding

Democratic Rep. of Congo

Ethiopia

French Southern Territories Rare/Accidental Non-breeding

Kenya

Lesotho

Malawi

Mozambique

Namibia

Saint Helena Rare/Accidental Non-breeding

South Africa:- Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, Kwazulu-Natal, Limpopo Province, Mpumalanga, Northern Cape, Northwest Province, Western Cape.

Swaziland

Tanzania

Zambia

Zimbabwe

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