African wattled lapwing

photo by Whit Welles

Scientific classification

Order

Charadriiformes

Family

Charadriidae

Subfamily

Vanellus

Species

senegallus

Appearance

* Medium sized bird with generally brown plumage
* White forehead, yellow bill with black tip, yellow facial wattles and long yellow legs
* Size; about 34 cm

Habitat

Open country like grassland

Countries

Africa

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