Taxon profile


Spotted Thick-knee
Burhinus capensis (M. H. C. Lichtenstein, 1823)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Charadriiformes »  family Burhinidae - stone-curlews and thick-knees »  genus Burhinus

Other names

= Cape Thicknee
= Spotted Dikkop

Least Concern LC



Burhinus capensis - Spotted Thick-knee

Author: Václav John

Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subspecies Burhinus capensis capensis (M. H. C. Lichtenstein, 1823)
subspecies Burhinus capensis damarensis (Reichenow, 1905)
subspecies Burhinus capensis dodsoni (Ogilvie-Grant, 1899)
subspecies Burhinus capensis maculosus (Temminck, 1824)

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22693589]

Bird Life [] [as Burhinus capensis (Lichtenstein, 1823)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [22693589]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Burhinus capensis (Lichtenstein, 1823)]
Data retrieved on: 2 August 2018
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Burhinus capensis (Lichtenstein, MHK, 1823)]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021
EN del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Burhinus capensis M. H. C. Lichtenstein, 1823]
Data retrieved on: 28 November 2018
DE Zootier-Lexikon [372:triele-burhinus&Itemid=173]

Dollinger P.: Zootier-Lexikon
Data retrieved on: 2 December 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Burhinus capensis (Lichtenstein, 1823)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Burhinus capensis]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

Contributions to BioLib

Help us to expand this encyclopedia! If you are logged in, you can add new subtaxa, vernacular and scientific names, texts, images or intertaxon relationships for this taxon.