The Blacksmith Lapwing or Blacksmith Plover (Vanellus Armatus) belongs to Wading Birds family, in particular is a Charadriidae breed. It is widespread in the Southern aereasd of Africa, above all within all the regions that are inside the ideal triangle that is constitute by Kenya and Tanzania, Angola and the Good Hope Cape. It is a very territorial breed that also shows a strong suspicious behavior. It loves marshes areas where it can find all type of food that constitute its specific diet: in other words small aquatic invertebrates, snails and also small fishes. Blacksmith Lapwing (Vanellus Armatus) plumage is similar between males and females subjects and above all it is unmistakable when this bird is on the ground and also during flight. There are three specific and particular colors: a pure white, gray and an intense black that are on the plumage as a geometric drawing. Tail has a pure white color whereas at the top is black, wings are gray and also black. Its little breast is black as its throat, neck and also head whereas the upper crown, nape and belly of Blacksmith Lapwing (Vanellus Armatus) are white. Bill is short, compact, solid and it has a dark color whereas eyes show a beautiful and intense red color. This breed shows the typical long and thin paws of Wading Birds but among its Charadriidae subgroup it has the longest black paws. Blacksmith Lapwing or Blacksmith Plover (Vanellus Armatus) are the two names that are referred to this wading bird. Both come from the peculiar sound that this wading bird emits when it is in danger: a monotonous, short and fast clacking that reminds to a rapid and ferrous sound that is emited by the blacksmith when he beats anvil with hammer. But this breed it is also known with the latin name of Vanellus Armatus because of the claw that is on its feet carpal joint, that is similar to an arm and so it confers that particular name to this bird.