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Vanellus coronatus
Crowned Lapwing (Eng) Diadeemkievit (Ned) Kroonkiewiet (Afr)
Keywords: Bird;Charadriiformes;Charadriidae

Vanellus coronatus

Crowned Lapwing (Eng) Diadeemkievit (Ned) Kroonkiewiet (Afr)

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Album name:martheijnens / Charadriiformes
Keywords:Bird / Charadriiformes / Charadriidae
Photonumber, location and date:201057427, Kenya/Nakuru NP, 27-10-2010
Habitat:Crowned lapwings prefer short, dry grassland which may be overgrazed or burnt, but avoid mountains. In higher-rainfall areas such as parts of Zambia and Zimbabwe, they occur mainly as dry-season visitors.
Origin/distribution, remarks:Occurs contiguously from the Red Sea coast of Somalia to southern and southwestern Africa.
Filesize:729 KiB
Date added:Feb 28, 2017
Dimensions:1200 x 900 pixels
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