Vanellus senegallus  African Wattled Lapwing  Lelkiewiet
African Wattled Lapwing
Lindani, Feb 2018

A breeding resident. Fairly common. Occurs widely across the Waterberg along the margins of dams, rivers and streams (recorded in 66% of the Waterberg pentads); always associated with damp ground and most numerous in agricultural areas; in pairs or, after breeding, in family groups. Breeds in early summer.
African Wattled Lapwing Waterberg distribution
African Wattled Lapwing pair
Waterberg Farmstay, Oct 2014

nest change-over

African Wattled Lapwing nest
Waterberg Farmstay, Oct 2014

nest and eggs

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