genus Burhinus


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Noun1.genus Burhinus - type genus of the Burhinidae: stone curlews
bird genus - a genus of birds
Burhinidae, family Burhinidae - large wading birds resembling the plovers: stone curlews
Burhinus oedicnemus, stone curlew, thick-knee - large-headed large-eyed crepuscular or nocturnal shorebird of the Old World and tropical America having a thickened knee joint