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Photo Info

Dimensions3504 x 2336
Original file size4.43 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceUncalibrated
Date taken26-Oct-07 17:43
Date modified5-Mar-11 20:43
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS-1D Mark II N
Focal length500 mm
Exposure1/200 at f/6.3
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias+1/3 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 400
Metering modePattern
Crowned Lapwing

Crowned Lapwing

Crowned Lapwing

The Crowned Lapwing (Vanellus coronatus), also known as the Crowned Plover, is a bird of the lapwing subfamily that occurs contiguously from the Red Sea coast of Somalia to southern and southwestern Africa. It is an adaptable and numerous species, with bold and noisy habits. It is related to the more localized Black-winged and Senegal Lapwings, with which it shares some plumage characteristics.