White-headed Wattled Lapwing

(Vanellus albiceps)

FUN FACT

White-headed Wattled Lapwings will bravely defend their territories against all comers, even hippos!

Distribution

Throughout tropical Africa.

Habitat

Exposed sand and shingle near rivers.

Diet

Insects and other small invertebrates.

Breeding

Status

Not Under Threat (Least Concern)

At the Aviary

Visit "Larry Lapwing" in our Tropical Forest exhibit.