Senegal lapwing

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The African wattled lapwing (Vanellus senegallus) is sometimes called Senegal wattled plover.
Senegal lapwing
Senegal Lapwing - Vanellus lugubris.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Charadriidae
Genus: Vanellus
Species: V. lugubris
Binomial name
Vanellus lugubris
(Lesson, 1826)
Synonyms

Charadrius lugubris Lesson, 1826
Hoplopterus lugubris (Lesson, 1826)
Stephanibyx lugubris (Lesson, 1826)

The Senegal lapwing or lesser black-winged lapwing (Vanellus lugubris) is a species of bird in the Charadriidae family. It is found in Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

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