Spotted Thick-knee

At the Milwaukee County Zoological Gardens

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The Spotted Thick-knee is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Distribution of Spotted thick-knee in southern Africa, based on statistical smoothing of the records from first SA Bird Atlas Project (© Animal Demography unit, University of Cape Town; smoothing by Birgit Erni and Francesca Little). Colours range from dark blue (most common) through to yellow (least common). See here for the latest distribution from the SABAP2. More

Spotted Thick-knee Burhinus capensis on the other hand feeds predominantly on smaller prey, mainly in the form of insects such as beetles and termites. Spotted Thick-knee In the non-breeding season, Spotted Thick-knees may form large daytime roosts where these birds sleep with legs tucked under the body and heads resting on the ground. More

Spotted Thick-knees nest mainly in early spring and early summer. The nest is a very well-hidden scrape that is often camouflaged with small stones, clods or dry plants. The eggs are also well camouflaged. More

Stamps showing Spotted Thick-knee Burhinus capensis Spotted Thick-knee Burhinus capensis Spotted Thick-knee Burhinus capensis 51.003 Spotted Thick-knee IOC v2.4: 1441 Links will open countrypage in new window - Ciskei 04.12.1981 Birds - Oman 15.12. More

Large Spotted Thick-knee roost by Francois van der Merwe photograph by Ann Koeslag Spotted Thick- Knees with chick The Spotted Thick-knee is sparsely found in the arid Hantam succulent karoo veld around Calvinia. Usually in pairs, they are most often found in or near river courses where there are scattered trees for day time shelter. Dead birds are occassionally found on roads, killed by passing traffic. More

Spotted Thick-Knee by Captain Kidd.... or Spotted Dikkop, or Cape Thick-knee. Pic taken at the zoo in Duisburg/Germany To take full advantage of Flickr, you should use a JavaScript-enabled browser and install the latest version of the Macromedia Flash Player. Comments view profile Risambora1 says: very nice! - Seen on your photo stream. (?) Posted 37 months ago. More

Spotted Thick-knee Burhinus capensis = Described by: Lichtenstein (1823) Alternate common name(s): Cape Thick-knee, Cape Dikkop Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors Photographs Kruger National Park, South Africa - 2003 More

Spotted thick-knee Burhinus capensis in Wakkestroom South Africa Actions More

a picture of the Spotted Thick-knee on page 385. The Spotted Thick-knee belongs to the family of birds classified as Burhinidae. According to the Percy FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology the Spotted Thick-knee is also known by these other names: Spotted Stone-curlew, Dikkop, Cape Dikkop. More

Spotted Thick-knee, Burhinus capensis Burhinidae (THICK-KNEES) Spotted Thick-knee, Burhinus capensis This photo was taken in: Kenya This photo was taken with: Nikon Coolpix 995 handheld to a leica APO scope with 32x lens The photo was taken by: Steve Bird , Birdseekers Kenya report 588 species in two weeks! Birdseekers Tour reports Birdwatching Holidays around the world More

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Order : Charadriiformes
Family : Burhinidae
Genus : Burhinus
Species : capensis
Authority : (Lichtenstein, 1823)