Burhinus oedicnemus

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Related to Burhinus oedicnemus: stone curlew
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Noun1.Burhinus oedicnemus - large-headed large-eyed crepuscular or nocturnal shorebird of the Old World and tropical America having a thickened knee joint
limicoline bird, shore bird, shorebird - any of numerous wading birds that frequent mostly seashores and estuaries
Burhinus, genus Burhinus - type genus of the Burhinidae: stone curlews
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Nest and egg crypsis in the ground-nesting Stone Curlew Burhinus oedicnemus.
Pattern of wing moult and its relationship to breeding in the Eurasian Stone-curlew Burhinus oedicnemus.
Oenanthe deserti atrogularis [the Desert Wheatear], Charadrius alexandrinus [the Kentish Plover] and Burhinus oedicnemus astutus [the Persian Stone-Curlew].