Vanellus coronatus   Crowned Lapwing  Kroonkiewiet
Crowned Lapwing
Modimolle, Nov 2018

A breeding resident. Common. Occurs widely across the Waterberg and likely to occur wherever open ground with shortly-grazed or recently-burnt grass cover provides its preferred habitat (recorded in 78% of the Waterberg pentads). In pairs while breeding otherwise in groups or small flocks that exhibit much local movement. Breeds in early summer.
Crowned Lapwing Waterberg distribution
Crowned Lapwing
Modimolle, Jun 2018
Crowned Lapwing
Modimolle, Jan 2018

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