Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Thick-knees :: Beach Thick-knee
Beach Thick-knee Burhinus magnirostris
Described by: Vieillot (1818)
Alternate common name(s): Beach Stone-curlew, Reef Thick-knee, Beach Curlew, Great Australian Stone Plover
Old scientific name(s): Esacus magnirostris, Burhinus giganteus, Esacus neglectus
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RangeSe. Oriental Region and Australasian Region;
Andaman Is., Malay Peninsula, Philippines s. through Indonesia to New Guinea, Bismarck Archipelago, Solomon Is., New Caledonia and coastal n. and ne. Australia from n. Western Australia w. to Point Cloates, Northern Territory (East Point Recreational Park in Darwin), Queensland (Yule Point near Cairns and Cape Hillborough National Park) and ex. ne. New South Wales (Tweed Heads and Red Rock Caravan Park).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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