Scientific Name:

Vanellus tectus


Black-headed Lapwing


Black-headed Lapwing Fact File

Distribution: Africa: Eastern, central and western

Conservation Status: Least Concern

Subspecies: None – Monotypic

Further Reading: The World’s Wattled Waders

Current conservation efforts





With thanks to the following photographers: Steve Garvie

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