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Burhinidae

Beach thick-knee

Esacus giganteus Photo by Greg Schechter (Wikipedia) Common name:beach thick-knee (en); alcaravão-dos-recifes (pt); œdicnème des récifs (fr); alcaraván picogruesso australiano (es); rifftriel (de) Taxonomy:Order CharadriiformesFamily Burhinidae Range:This species is found along the coasts of south-eastern Asia and northern and eastern  Australia, from the Andaman Islands, in India, through peninsular Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia, and into […]

Stone-curlew

Burhinus oedicnemus Photo by Aeschlimann Ruedi (Schweizerische Vogelwarte) Common name:stone-curlew (en); alcaravão (pt); œdicnème criard (fr); alcaraván (es); triel (de)Taxonomy:Order CharadriiformesFamily BurhinidaeRange:This species is found breeding in southern Europe, from Portugal and Spain to southern England, through Italy and the Balkans, around the Black Sea and into the Caucasus and southern Russia. They also breed […]