Water thick-knee

photo by Greg Miles

Scientific classification

Order

Charadriiformes

Family

Burhinidae

Subfamily

Burhinus

Species

vermiculatus

Appearance

* Medium sized bird with brown-white upperparts and white underparts
* White stripe above and below the light coloured eyes, white throat and thin brown streaks on the upperbreast
* Size: about 40 cm

Habitat

Wetlands

Countries

Africa

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