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Blacksmith lapwing

The blacksmith lapwing or blacksmith plover (Vanellus armatus), Rietvlei Nature Reserve, South Africa. Its name derives from its metallic 'tink, tink, tink' alarm call, which suggests a blacksmith's hammer striking an anvil.

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Uploaded on January 5, 2017