Water Thick-knee - Burhinus vermiculatus

Length 1.2-1.3 ft (38.0-41.0 cm)
Weight 10.3-11.3 oz (293-320 g)
Clutch Size 2
Chicks at birth Precocial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

The Water Thick-knee or Water Dikkop is mostly found south of the African equator. They are found along riverbanks and lake edges, estuaries and mangroves, and sheltered beaches.

Diet includes insects, crustaceans and molluscs.

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