BLACKSMITH LAPWING

(Vanellus armatus or previously Anitibyx armatus)

Also known as Black-winged Lapwing

Previous Return to Individual Index Next
Roberts VI / VII 258 / 291
Clements 2000 60.0030
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 56-24
A medium bird (30 cm) found in southern Africa and eastern Africa. In southern Africa it is a common resident found throughout the region. It has a wide range of habitats including shorelines of inland waters, wet pastures and tidal flats in bays and lagoons. It eats insects, worms and molluscs

List of Stamps showing  Blacksmith Lapwing

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Botswana 0528 0312 1982 35t
Tanzania 0639 0541 1989 20s
Tanzania 1548 1534 1993 100s
Tanzania     1999 370s
Zambia     1999 50 k
Zambia 0810B   2000 Airmail