Plovers (Charadriidae)

Spot-breasted Lapwing (Vanellus melanocephalus) - HBW 3, p. 417

French: Vanneau d'Abyssinie German: Strichelbrustkiebitz Spanish: Avefría Pechipinta
Other common names: Spot-breasted Plover

Taxonomy: Lobivanellus melanocephalus Rüppell, 1845, Mountains of Simien, Ethiopia.
Formerly placed in Hoplopterus, Lobivanellus or monospecific Tylibyx. Monotypic.

Distribution: Ethiopian Highlands.