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Wattled Lapwing

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Vanellus senegallus Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Charadriidae Family
35 cm Length
Coastal freshwater lakes, pools, rivers, floodplane grassland & wetlands, marshes, bogs etc. Farmland. Between 0 - 2200 m. Range follow link Range:- Endemic to Habitat
3 - 4 Eggs, laid in a scrape.  Incubation by both parents Clutch
Arthropods, worms, beetles, larvae & crustaceans. Food  
3151 - TSN: 176498 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

view photos December 16, 2005 Photo by MBoy68 © all rights reserved

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds © all rights reserved

Charles Hesse African Wattled Lapwing Ssp: lateralis. Nylsvley Nature Reserve South Africa XC57869 Alarm calls

Video by Keith Murdock


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AKA:- Afrikaans: Lelkiewiet
Czech: Cejka hnedá, čejka žlutonohá
Danish: Savanne Lapvibe
German: Senegalkiebitz, Trauerkiebitz
English: African Wattled Lapwing, African Wattled Plover, Senegal Lapwing, Senegal Plover, Senegal Wattled Lapwing, Senegal Wattled Plover, Wattled Lapwing, Wattled Plover
Spanish: Avefría Senegalesa
Estonian: kriimkiivitaja
Finnish: Tuhkahyyppä
French: Vanneau caronculé, Vanneau caronculé du Sénégal, Vanneau du Sénégal
Italian: Pavoncella dai bargigli, Pavoncella del Senegal
Japanese: tosakageri
Japanese: トサカゲリ
Latin: Afribyx senegallus, Vanellus senegallus, Xiphidiopterus senegallus
Dutch: Lelkievit
Norwegian: Stripehodevipe
Polish: czajka plowa, czajka płowa, Czajka żałobna
Portuguese: Abibe do Senegal, Abibe-carunculado, Abibe-do-senegal
Russian: Сенегальская пигалица
Slovak: Cíbik žltonohý
Shona: Hurekure
Swedish: Vårtvipa
Swahili: Kiluwingozi
Tsonga: Nghelekele
Chinese: 黑喉肉垂麦鸡



Vanellus senegallus
Vanellus senegallus lateralis
Vanellus senegallus major
Vanellus senegallus senegallus
Vanellus senegallus solitaneus
Vanellus senegallus solitarius

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