Double-striped Thick Knee

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Double-striped Thick Knee

The Double-Striped Thick-Knee (Burhinus bistriatus) ranges from South Mexico to Costa Rica, and South America from North Colombia to Northeast Brazil. This bird is active principally at night on savannas, pastures, stubble fields, burned areas, and in scrubby woodland. Its measures are 50 cm (20 inches) in height and 780 g in weight.

Adults are large, with a broad black stripe on side of crown, throat white, and rest of the head, neck and upperparts streaked with brown and buff.

Common Name: Double-striped Thick Knee
Scientific Name: Burhinus bistriatus
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