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Water Thick-knee

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Burhinus vermiculatus Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Burhinidae Family
38 - 40 cm (Wingspan ) Length
Mangrove, shrubland, savanna, grassland, usually near water, rocky shoreline & wetlands, . Between Range follow link Range:- Endemic to Habitat
Altitude
Range
1(2)3 Eggs, in a scrape on the ground. Clutch
Arthropods, small lizards & mammals. Food  
  Habits
3066 - TSN: 176752 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

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Water Thick-knee Stein Ř. Nilsen Lazy Lagoon, Ras Kutani Tanzania XC93832 Song

Video by Keith Murdock

 

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AKA:- Afrikaans: Waterdikkop
Czech: Dytík tmavý
Danish: Vandtriel
German: Wassertriel
English: Dikkop, Thick-knee, Water Dikkop, Water Thick knee, Water Thick-knee
Spanish: Acaraván Aquático, Alcaraván Acuático
Estonian: kalda-jämejalg
Finnish: Rantapaksujalka
French: Oedicnčme vermiculé
Italian: Occhione acquaiolo, Occhione vermicolato
Japanese: mizubeishichidori
Japanese: ミズベイシチドリ
Kwangali: Eswaita
Latin: Burhinus vermiculatus
Dutch: Watergriel
Norwegian: Vanntriel
Polish: kulon nadwodny
Portuguese: Alcaravăo-d'água
Russian: Водяная авдотка
Slovak: ležiak vodný
Siswant: Umunkonkoni
Swedish: Vattentjockfot
Swahili: Chekeamwezi
Tsonga: Mtshikuyana
Xhosa: Ingqangqolo
Chinese: 水石鸻

Range:-

Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, te d'Ivoire, Kenya, Liberia, Mafia Island, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Pemba Island, Rwanda, Senegal, Somalia, - (South Africa:- Eastern Cape, Gauteng, Kwazulu-Natal, Limpopo Province, Mpumalanga, Northern Cape, Northwest Province, Western Cape.) -  Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zanzibar, Zimbabwe

Sub-species

Burhinus vermiculatus
Burhinus vermiculatus buettikoferi
Burhinus vermiculatus buttikoferi
Burhinus vermiculatus vermiculatus

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