Senegal Thick-knee

Burhinus senegalensis - Oedicnème du Sénégal

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Burhinidés

  • Genus
    :

    Burhinus

  • Species
    :

    senegalensis

Descriptor

Swainson, 1837

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 38 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Senegal Thick-knee (Burhinus senegalensis) is a species of bird in the Burhinidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Oedicnème du Sénégal,
  • Alcaraván Senegalés,
  • Alcaravão do Senegal,
  • Senegaltriel,
  • száhelugartyúk,
  • Senegalese Griel,
  • Occhione del Senegal,
  • Senegaltjockfot,
  • Flodtriel,
  • ležiak riečny,
  • dytík africký,
  • Senegaltriel,
  • sahelinpaksujalka,
  • torlit del Senegal,
  • Flóðtríll,
  • kulon rzeczny,
  • Senegālas lielacis,
  • senegalska prlivka,
  • Сенегальская авдотка,
  • コイシチドリ,
  • 小石鸻,
  • 塞內加爾石鴴,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha) ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Rural Gardens ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Irrigated Land (includes irrigation channels)

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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