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
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