Plovers (Charadriidae)

Brown-chested Lapwing (Vanellus superciliosus) - HBW 3, p. 417

French: Vanneau à poitrine châtaine German: Rotbrustkiebitz Spanish: Avefría Pechirrufa
Other common names: Brown-chested (Wattled) Plover

Taxonomy: Lobivanellus superciliosus Reichenow, 1886, Marungu, Zaire.
Formerly placed in monospecific genus Anomalophrys. Monotypic.

Distribution: Probably breeds from Togo to NE Zaire, but only definite records from Nigeria. Non-breeding records from E Ghana across C & N Cameroon and S Chad to most of Zaire (except CW), LVictoria and NW Tanzania. Limits of range poorly known.

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