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

Great Thick-knee Burhinus recurvirostris

Described by: Cuvier (1829)
Alternate common name(s): Great Stone-curlew, Great-billed Thick-knee, Great Stone Curlew, Great Stone Plover
Old scientific name(s): Esacus recurvirostris


Kutch, Gujarat, India - Jan 22, 2008 © Jugal Tiwari  Rathanbhore National Park, Rajasthan, India - Apr 24, 2005 © Shrirang Purohit  Ranganathitu, Karnataka, India - Jul 22, 2005 © Yathin Krishnappa 
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Oriental Region;
Se. Iran, Pakistan, India n. to the foothills of the Himalayas from Kashmir to Assam, Sri Lanka, sw. China, n. and c. Burma, Thailand, Cambodia (w. Siem Pang District) to Indochina and Hainan.


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


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