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Crowned Lapwing

Vanellus coronatus (Boddaert, 1783)

Related taxa:
Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Crowned Lapwing - Vanellus coronatus Derek Solomon 13-01-10 Entabeni Biosphere Reserve, Limpopo Province (South Africa) (1282 m) Alarm call (A) - Blue Wildebeest alarm snorts 45171
xeno-canto.org
Crowned Lapwing - Vanellus coronatus Rory Nefdt 2015-05-02 Ol Pajeta Conservancy, Laikipia, Laikipia (Kenya) (1800 m) alarm call, flight call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

240821
xeno-canto.org
Crowned Lapwing - Vanellus coronatus Derek Solomon 20-2-09 Mashatu Game Reserve, Central (Botswana) (523 m) Alarm call (A) - Elephant rumbles at end 46004
xeno-canto.org
Crowned Lapwing - Vanellus coronatus Jacek Betleja 2015-03-05 Borena, Oromia, Oromia (Ethiopia) (1000 m) alarm call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

294380
xeno-canto.org
Crowned Lapwing - Vanellus coronatus Peter Boesman 2015-12-13 Liben plain, Oromia (Ethiopia) call - [sono] 300866
xeno-canto.org
Crowned Lapwing - Vanellus coronatus Peter Boesman 2016-11-13 Bushberg Guestfarm, Kunene (Namibia) call - [sono] 347160
xeno-canto.org
Crowned Lapwing - Vanellus coronatus coronatus Frank Lambert 2015-12-11 Kimbale, east of Lilongwe, Lilongwe, Central Region, Lilongwe (Malawi) (1000 m) flight call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

366001
xeno-canto.org
Crowned Lapwing - Vanellus coronatus Andrew Spencer 2015-01-04 Liben Plain, Oromia (Ethiopia) (1600 m) call -

calls from a pair of birds flushing in front of me, and then giving a few calls on the ground, on an open, overgrazed plain.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

267437
xeno-canto.org
Crowned Lapwing - Vanellus coronatus Peter Boesman 2014-10-26 Chelmsford Nature Reserve, Kwazulu-Natal, Kwazulu-Natal (South Africa) call - [sono] 280820
xeno-canto.org
Crowned Lapwing - Vanellus coronatus Peter Boesman 2016-11-13 Bushberg Guestfarm, Kunene (Namibia) call - [also] [sono] 347159
xeno-canto.org
Crowned Lapwing - Vanellus coronatus Andrew Spencer 2014-12-24 Awash National Park, Afar (Ethiopia) (1000 m) call -

calls from one of a pair of birds in somewhat open thornscrub with some grassy clearings, reacting to my presence.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

267435
xeno-canto.org
Crowned Lapwing - Vanellus coronatus coronatus Frank Lambert 2017-10-30 Tarangire National Park, Manyara (Tanzania) (1200 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

429676
xeno-canto.org
Crowned Lapwing - Vanellus coronatus Rory Nefdt 2015-06-25 Lake Elementaita, Nakuru (Kenya) (1800 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

398722
xeno-canto.org
Crowned Lapwing - Vanellus coronatus Bernard BOUSQUET 2018-06-12 Ngorongoro, Arusha Region, Arusha (Tanzania) (1600 m) alarm call, flight call -

Alarm calls during the overflight by a Circaetus pectoralis.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

437674
xeno-canto.org
Crowned Lapwing - Vanellus coronatus Rory Nefdt 2015-05-02 Ol Pajeta Conservancy, Laikipia, Laikipia (Kenya) (1800 m) alarm call, flight call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

240814
xeno-canto.org
Crowned Lapwing - Vanellus coronatus Peter Boesman 2015-12-13 Liben plain, Oromia (Ethiopia) call - [sono] 300867
xeno-canto.org
Crowned Lapwing - Vanellus coronatus demissus Bram Piot 11-12-2010 Tuuyo Plain, Somaliland, Togdheer (Somalia) (1000 m) Alarm call (A) - 66451
xeno-canto.org
Crowned Lapwing - Vanellus coronatus coronatus Frank Lambert 2017-10-29 Tarangire National Park, Manyara (Tanzania) (1200 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

429675
xeno-canto.org
Crowned Lapwing - Vanellus coronatus Peter Boesman 2013-02-03 Nylsvley Nature Reserve, Limpopo, Limpopo Province (South Africa) call - [sono] 280817
xeno-canto.org
Crowned Lapwing - Vanellus coronatus Peter Boesman 2015-12-13 Liben plain, Oromia (Ethiopia) call - [sono] 300865
xeno-canto.org
Crowned Lapwing - Vanellus coronatus Lynette Rudman 2018-08-20 Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, Albany (South Africa) (650 m) alarm call -

Single bird seen and heard calling from an area that had recently burnt on an old golf course. It was giving an alarm call because of my presence.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

431834
xeno-canto.org
Crowned Lapwing - Vanellus coronatus coronatus Frank Lambert 2015-12-11 Kimbale, east of Lilongwe, Lilongwe, Central Region, Lilongwe (Malawi) (1000 m) call -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

365999
xeno-canto.org
Crowned Lapwing - Vanellus coronatus James Lidster 2017-02-21 Okaukuejo, Oshana Region, Oshana (Namibia) (1100 m) alarm call, call, flight call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

357587
xeno-canto.org
Crowned Lapwing - Vanellus coronatus Peter Boesman 2016-11-13 Bushberg Guestfarm, Kunene (Namibia) call - [sono] 347161
xeno-canto.org
Note: a maximum of 20 records are shown. For more recordings of this species, as well as maps, sonograms, and advanced searches, please visit xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.

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