Water Thick-knee (Dikkop)
Burhinus vermiculatus
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Water thick-knees are mainly active at night, are often seen just standing or sitting during the day. The white wing bar distinguishes it from the Senegal thick-knee. The right lower adult photo is courtesy of Tom Nicholls. The right 2nd row photo (Lake Eyasi, 12-09) is courtesy of Chris Schmeling. The photo with monitor lizard (Tarangire, 1-14) is courtesy of Naomi Simonson. Click the photo above to see twenty-four enlargements which include juveniles and immatures and additional views with the monitor lizard.
 

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-16 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Tom Nicholls, Chris Schmeling, Colin Beale, Valéry Schollaert
Naomi Simonson, Zul Bhatia

Last Update this page: 5-08-16