Lapwing Spur-Winged (Vanellus spinosus) – Kenya

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Lapwing Spur-Winged (Vanellus spinosus) – Kenya

Easily confused with the Blacksmith Lapwing that has a larger black breast.  This view included to show the red eye that is difficult to capture against its black background.  Only possible in low morning or afternoon light.

  • Species:Spur-Winged Lapwing (Vanellus spinosus)
  • Bird Type:Adult
  • FamilyPlovers (Charadriidae)
  • Date Taken20140425
  • Location:Nairobi National Park
  • Area:Nairobi
  • Country:Kenya
  • Region:All Africa South of Sahara
Photo File Ref: BOA16603a Lapwing Spur-Winged 1 Nairobi NP Kenya April14 PH1_1336
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