CROWNED LAPWING

(Vanellus coronatus)

Also known as Crowned Plover

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Roberts VI / VII 255 / 297
Clements 2000 60.0110
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 56-10
A medium bird (about 30 cm) which is distributed throughout southern and eastern Africa regions. It is a common resident throughout southern Africa. It is a gregarious bird living in short dry grassland, playing fields and city parks with large lawns. It eats insects

List of Stamps showing Crowned Lapwing

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Botswana 0419 0206 1978 20t
Namibia 0925   2002 $2.80
Tanzania     1999 370s