Water Thick-knee

Burhinus vermiculatus - OEdicnème vermiculé

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Burhinidés

  • Genus
    :

    Burhinus

  • Species
    :

    vermiculatus

Descriptor

Cabanis, 1868

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 41 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 293 à 320 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

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

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Burhinus vermiculatus buettikoferi (Liberia to Gabon)
  • Burhinus vermiculatus vermiculatus (DRCongo to Somalia and South Africa)

Foreign names

  • OEdicnème vermiculé,
  • Alcaraván Acuático,
  • Alcaravão-d'água,
  • Wassertriel,
  • parti ugartyúk,
  • Watergriel,
  • Occhione acquaiolo,
  • Vattentjockfot,
  • Vanntriel,
  • ležiak vodný,
  • dytík tmavý,
  • Vandtriel,
  • rantapaksujalka,
  • Waterdikkop,
  • torlit d'aigua,
  • kulon nadwodny,
  • Водяная авдотка,
  • ミズベイシチドリ,
  • 水石鸻,
  • 水石鴴,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha) ; Marine Intertidal : Rocky Shoreline, Sandy Shoreline and/or Beaches, Sand Bars, Spits, Etc, Shingle and/or Pebble Shoreline and/or Beaches

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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