Male Stone Curlew

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Colouring Dark streaked sandy brown body, yellow legs
Voice Loud, wild and wailing
Feeds on Beetles, worms, snails, frogs, lizards
Flight Low, fast and strong
Nesting Ground
Social Small Flocks
Male Stone Curlew
Male Stone Curlew
Also Known As ..
Eurasian Thick-knee
Page Last Updated 5/12/2018 5:36:00 PM
Base Information
Sex Male
Age Both
Status Vulnerable
Order Charadriiformes
Family Burhinidae
Species Burhinus oedicnemus
Category Waders
StdName Stone Curlew
Vital Statistics
Length 40 to 45 cms
Weight 370 to 450 gms
Wingspan 77 to 85 cms
Lifespan 1 to 10 years
Beak Length Medium
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Medium
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States


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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Male Stone Curlew (Species=Burhinus oedicnemus / Standard Name=Stone Curlew)