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The stone-curlews, also known as dikkops or thick-knees, consist of nine species within the family Burhinidae, and are found throughout the tropical and temperate parts of the world, with two species found in Australia. The names thick-knee and stone-curlew are both in common use. A medium to large bird with a strong black black bill, large yellow eyes, and cryptic plumage.


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Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Sep 28, 2014
Submitted on Oct 6, 2014

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