Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Thick-knees :: Senegal Thick-knee

Senegal Thick-knee Burhinus senegalensis

Described by: Swainson (1837)
Alternate common name(s): Senegal Stone Curlew
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


The Gambia - Dec, 2002 © Ben van den Broek  Pirang Shrimp Farm, The Gambia - Nov 10, 2002 © Ian Esland 
Select thumbnail to view larger image - Place cursor over image for image information


Nc. Africa in the Sahal Zone;
Ex. sw. Mauritania, s. Mali, Senegambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, s. Niger, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, Central African Republic to Lake Chad, n. in the Nile Valley through Egypt, and c. Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia and s. to n. Zaire, n. Uganda and nw. Kenya.


No videos are available for this species


No sounds are available for this species


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


Please email with errors/comments on this page or to donate photos.

If there is no family list to the left, you may have arrived at this page from a direct link.
Please select "Mangoverde World Bird Guide" to view the entire bird site.