Eurasian Stone-curlew

Burhinus oedicnemus - Oedicnème criard

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Burhinidés

  • Genus
    :

    Burhinus

  • Species
    :

    oedicnemus

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 44 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 77 à 85 cm.
  • Weight
    : 370 à 450 g
Longevity

16 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Eurasian Stone-curlew (Burhinus oedicnemus) is a species of bird in the Burhinidae family.

Subspecific information 5 Subspecies

  • Burhinus oedicnemus oedicnemus (w and s Europe to the Balkans, Ukraine and Caucasus)
  • Burhinus oedicnemus distinctus (w Canary Is.)
  • Burhinus oedicnemus insularum (e Canary Is.)
  • Burhinus oedicnemus saharae (n Africa and the Mediterranean islands to Iraq and Iran)
  • Burhinus oedicnemus harterti (w Kazakhstan to Pakistan and nw India)

Foreign names

  • Oedicnème criard,
  • Alcaraván Común,
  • Alcaravão,
  • Triel,
  • Ugartyúk,
  • Griel,
  • Occhione eurasiatico,
  • Tjockfot,
  • Triel,
  • ležiak úhorový,
  • dytík úhorní,
  • Triel,
  • paksujalka,
  • torlit comú,
  • Tríll,
  • kulon (zwyczajny),
  • lielacis,
  • prlivka,
  • Авдотка,
  • イシチドリ,
  • 石鸻,
  • 歐石鴴,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Shrubland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land

Geographic range

Illustration

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