Great thick-knee

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The Great thick-knee – Esacus recurvirostris or Great stone-curlew is a large species of Type – wader of the family Burhinidae and Order Charadriiformes. It is a Resident across S and SE Asia from E Iran to Cambodia. In the AWB Region it is resident along the coastal strip of SE Iran and is Accidental in the UAE.

Type - wader - crepuscular, nocturnal,
Habitat - shingle and gravel banks of wetlands, lakes, rivers, coasts,

Order:  Charadriiformes
Family: Burhinidae
Genus:  Esacus

Species...Esacus recurvirostris
Great thick-knee - Species - ebird.org
Great thick-knee - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Great thick-knee - Database - avibase
Great thick-knee - Taxa - inaturalist.org
Great thick-knee - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

Additional Material...
Great thick-knee - Images - google.com
Great thick-knee - Video - youtube.com
Great thick-knee - Datazone - birdlife.org
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