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
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Limited trapping techniques applied to genus Burhinus exist in the literature (e.
The scarce trapping techniques currently available in the literature for other species in the genus Burhinus require the use of manufactured traps or expensive mist nets, although all materials required for the night-lighting technique are common cheap items obtained at hardware and fishing supply stores.
The Peruvian Thick-knee (body length: 380-400 mm, wing length: 228-235, body mass: 465-460 g) is similar in size and proportions to most species in the genus Burhinus (body lengths: 320-480 mm, wing lengths: 200-248 mm, body masses: 290-535 g), except for B.