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Bush Thick-knee

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Burhinus grallarius Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Burhinidae Family
55cm Length
Tropical dry forest, dry grassland & dry shrubland, agricultural & urban areas, often near beaches, Range:- [Austrailia:- New South Wales, Australian Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Austrailia] [Indonesia:- New Guinea] Island of New Guinea,   [Melanesia:-  Papua New Guinea] Habitat
1(2)3 Eggs, laid in a scrape on the ground. Clutch
Arthropods, small lizards & mammals. Food  
Mainly nocturnal Habits
3070 - TSN: 558950 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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AKA:- Czech: Dytík velký
Danish: Australsk Triel
German: Langschwanztriel
English: Australian Dikkop, Australian stone culew, Australian Stone Curlew, Australian Stonecurlew, Australian Stone-Curlew, Australian Thick-knee, Bush Stone Curlew, Bush Stonecurlew, Bush Stone-curlew, Bush Thick knee, Bush Thick-knee, Southern Stonecurlew, Southern Stone-Curlew, Southern Thick-knee, Willaroo
Spanish: Alcaraván Australiano, Alcaraván Colilargo
Estonian: austraalia jämejalg, rand-jämejalg
Finnish: Australianpaksujalka
French: Oedicnčme bridé, OEdicnčme d'Australie
Indonesian: Wiliwili Semak
Italian: Occhione del bush, Occhione Willaroo
Japanese: ishichidori, oasutorariaishichidori, yabuishichidori
Japanese: イシチドリ, オアストラリアイシチドリ
Latin: Burhinus grallarius, Burhinus magnirostris
Dutch: Australische Griel, Rifgriel
Norwegian: Kysttriel, Styltetriel
Polish: kulon australijski
Russian: Длиннохвостая авдотка
Slovak: ležiak dlhochvostý
Swedish: Stylttjockfot
Chinese: 大石鸻, 长尾石鸻



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