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Crowned Plover - Talking the Talk This female Crowned Plover was very vocal as I approached her nest with a single egg in it.  Photographed in the wilds of Namibia.  Crowned Lapwing,Geotagged,Namibia,Vanellus coronatus,avian,beautiful,bird,chirp,coloration,fantastic,funny,hilarious,humor,life,magnificent,plumage,wild,wonder Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Crowned Plover - Talking the Talk

This female Crowned Plover was very vocal as I approached her nest with a single egg in it. Photographed in the wilds of Namibia.

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The Crowned Lapwing , or Crowned Plover, is a bird of the lapwing subfamily that occurs contiguously from the Red Sea coast of Somalia to southern and southwestern Africa. It is an adaptable and numerous species, with bold and noisy habits. It is related to the more localized Black-winged and Senegal Lapwings, with which it shares some plumage characteristics.

Similar species: Waders, Gulls, Auks, Etc.
Species identified by Living Wild
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Uploaded Jan 4, 2015. Captured Aug 29, 2014 15:39 in D2874, Namibia.
  • Canon EOS REBEL T2i
  • f/8.0
  • 1/395s
  • ISO100
  • 403mm