BLACK-WINGED LAPWING

(Vanellus melanopterus)

Also known as Black-winged Plover

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Roberts VI / VII 257 / 296
Clements 2000 60.0100
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
56-9

 

 
A medium sized bird (about 27 cm) found in southern and eastern Africa. In southern Africa it is fairly common breeding migrant found on the eastern coast. It is a gregarious bird which inhabits open short grassland. It eats insects, molluscs and other invertebrates.

 

List of Stamps showing  Black-winged Lapwing

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