Wattled Plover(Lapwing)
Wattled Plover(Lapwing)
Wattled Plover(Lapwing)

Wattled Plover(Lapwing)

Regular price
Sold out
Sale price
$640.00
Shipping calculated at checkout.
Quantity must be 1 or more
Stock: Out of Stock

The Senegal Wattled Plover – also known as African Wattled Lapwing (Vanellus senegallus) – is a large lapwing, a group of largish waders in the family Charadriidae.

Distribution:

It is a resident breeder in most of sub-Saharan Africa outside the rainforests

 

Description:

These birds are large brown waders with a black crown, white forehead and large yellow facial wattles. The tail is white, tipped black and the long legs are yellow . The upperwings have black flight feathers and brown coverts separated by a white bar. The underwings are white with black flight feathers.

Breeding:

It lays three or four eggs on a ground scrape

Diet:

Invertebrates&insects. In captivity: mealworms and Paradise Earth Premium Insect Blend.