Black-winged Lapwing Vanellus melanopterus (257)
Experiences with species

In 2008, I hadn't seen these Lapwings in a very long time, but then I hadn't made an effort to find them! With co-ordinates from members of the SA Birdnet, I set off to Midmar, and I was lucky to discover a family group of 20. Now I've seen huge flocks at Kei Mouth and Mpempe Pan - to me they always look surprised to see you with those big pale eyes.

Other names: Black-winged Plover

Ranges: Resident Breeding Non-breeding Migratory Uncertain

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