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Uploaded on Friday 09 Jul 2010 by Peter Prokosch

African Wattled Lapwing (Vanellus Senegallus), Masai Mara

Year: 2010
From collection: African Biodiversity
Taken by: Peter Prokosch
Also known as the Wattled Plover, both the male and the female have long yellow wattles on their head. They are common in the Masai Mara, feeding on grass seeds and insects. Mostly solitary, the wattled crane can also be found in pairs.
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