Spot-breasted lapwing

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Spot-breasted lapwing
Vanellus melanocephalus.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Charadriidae
Genus: Vanellus
Species: V. melanocephalus
Binomial name
Vanellus melanocephalus
(Rüppell, 1845)

Hoplopterus melanocephalus (Rüppell, 1845)
Lobivanellus melanocephalus Rüppell, 1845
Tylibyx melanocephalus (Rüppell, 1845)

The spot-breasted lapwing (Vanellus melanocephalus) is a species of bird in the family Charadriidae. It is endemic to the Ethiopian highlands.