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Thick-knee, Spotted
 
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Scientific Name:
Burhinus capensis
Location(s):
Africa, Angola, Asia, Botswana, Burundi, Central Africa, East Africa, Eastern Cape Province, Free State Province, Gauteng Province, Global, Horn of Africa, Kenya, KwaZulu Natal Province, Lesotho, Limpopo Province, Malawi, Middle East, Mozambique, Mpumalanga Province, Namibia, Nigeria, North Africa, North West Province, Northern Cape Province, Rwanda, South Africa, South Central Africa, Southern Africa Read more
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IUCN
This species has an extremely large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence <20,000 km2 combined with a declining or fluctuating range size, habitat extent/quality, or population size and a small number of locations or ...
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Wikipedia
The spotted thick-knee, which can reach up to 18 inches in height, has long legs and a brown-and-white speckled coat. It ranges widely through sub-Saharan Africa, where it occupies dry grasslands and savannas. The spotted dikkop's brown, spotted feathers provide camouflage, making it difficult to spot in the grasslands where it lives.[ 2] ...
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