WHITE-CROWNED LAPWING

(Vanellus albiceps)

Also known as  White-headed Lapwing, White-crowned Lapwing
 or White-crowned Wattled Lapwing

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Roberts VI / VII 259 / 293
Clements 2000 60.0080
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
56-7

 

 
A medium bird (about 30 cm) found from South Africa to eastern Africa. In southern Africa it is confined to the larger tropical rivers, where it is a fairly common resident. It inhabits the mud and sandbanks on these rivers and lives off insects, fish and frogs.

 

List of Stamps showing  White-crowned Lapwing

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No stamps issued