Genus: Vanellus (lapwings)

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Species indigenous to southern Africa

Vanellus albiceps (White-crowned lapwing, White-crowned plover)

Vanellus armatus (Blacksmith lapwing, Blacksmith plover) 

Vanellus coronatus (Crowned lapwing, Crowned plover) 

Vanellus crassirostris (Long-toed lapwing, Long-toed plover) 

Vanellus lugubris (Senegal lapwing, Lesser black-winged plover) 

Vanellus melanopterus (Black-winged lapwing, Black-winged plover) 

Vanellus senegallus (African wattled lapwing, Wattled plover) 

Vanellus spinosus (Spur-winged lapwing, Spur-winged plover) 

 
 

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