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71119935.QscpCmbc.2001Senegaltjockfotw.jpg (220252 bytes) Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Burhinus senegalensis Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Burhinidae Family
 32–38 cm (Wingspan 75–80 cm) Length
Tropical high altitude Tropical mangrove, above High Tide Level, dry shrubland, grassland & wetlands. Between Range follow link Habitat
 Eggs, laid in a scrape on the ground. Clutch
Arthropods, small lizards & mammals. Food  
3065 - TSN: 176750 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

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Senegal Thick-knee Mike Nelson Mole National Park, Ghana XC46056 song

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AKA:- Czech: Dytík africký
Danish: Senegaltriel
German: Nordafrika Triel, Senegaltriel
English: Dikkop, Senegal stone curlew, Senegal Stonecurlew, Senegal Stone-Curlew, Senegal Thick-knee
Spanish: Alcaraván Senegalés
Estonian: jőgi-jämejalg
Finnish: Sahelinpaksujalka
French: Oedicnčme du Sénégal
Hebrew: כרון סנגלי
Icelandic: Flóđtríll
Italian: Occhione de Senegal, Occhione del Senegal, Occhione Senegal
Japanese: koishichidori
Japanese: コイシチドリ
Latin: Burhinus senegalensis, Burhinus senegalensis inornatus, Burhinus senegalensis senegalensis
Lithuanian: Senegalinis storkulnis
Dutch: Senegalese Griel
Norwegian: Flodtriel
Polish: kulon rzeczny
Russian: Сенегальская авдотка
Slovak: ležiak riecny, Ležiak riečny
Slovenian: senegalska prlivka
Swedish: Senegaltjockfot
Swahili: Chekehukwa Magharibi
Turkish: Nil Kocagözü
Chinese: 小石鸻


Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, te d'Ivoire, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Togo, Uganda.


Burhinus senegalensis
Burhinus senegalensis inornatus
Burhinus senegalensis senegalensis

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