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Great thick-knee

Esacus recurvirostris


A pair of Great Thick-Knee birds (also known as Great Stone-Curlew's). Spotted in Yala National Park, Sri Lanka, in wetland ponds.


Coastal Wetlands

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Watson5 2 years ago

That is a cool looking bird! Makes you take a second look to see their knees bending that way. It's great to see a picture of one standing also. Thanks for sharing this picture!

Tukup 2 years ago

Great spotting Chris. I thinks it's cool how they sit around. If never seen then in the wild, but in the zoos, I see them sitting the same way. It must be comfortable :-) Thanks for sharing.

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දකුණු පළාත, Sri Lanka

Spotted on Mar 26, 2018
Submitted on Jun 1, 2020

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