Resident in eastern and southern Africa, crowned plovers are found from Ethiopia in the north to South Africa in the south and east to Kenya. Recorded as high as 3000 m above sea level, this bird is absent from coastal lowlands south of Malindi and from much of the Lake Victoria basin.
Biogeographic Regions: ethiopian (Native )Rights Holder
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: McDonnell, K. 2000. "Vanellus coronatus" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 27, 2013 at Citation Link