Eurasian Thick-knee
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Eurasian Thick Knee

Eurasian Thick Knee - photo and copyright Rajiv Lather

Eurasian Thick-knee (Burhinus oedicnemus), also known as Stone Curlew, is a scarce breeding resident in Haryana. This crepuscular and nocturnal bird is found in dry wooded and open areas. The Eurasian Thick-knee is a brown streaked plover with 'thick-kneed' legs, largish yellow eyes and a thick head.

Local Name: Karvanak    Order: CICONIIFORMES    Family: Burhinidae    Size: 42    Food: Insects, worms & small reptiles

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