Taxon profile


Beach Thick-knee
Esacus magnirostris (Vieillot, 1818)

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

Scientific synonyms

Burhinus giganteus (Wagler, 1829)
Burhinus magnirostris (Vieillot, 1818)
Esacus giganteus (Wagler, 1829)
Esacus magnirostris melvillensis Mathews, 1912
Esacus magnirostris neglectus Mathews, 1912
Esacus magnirostris queenslandicus Mathews, 1913
Esacus neglectus
Oedicnemus magnirostris Vieillot, 1818
Orthorhamphus magnirostris (Vieillot, 1818)

Other names

= Beach Stone-curlew

Near Threatened


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Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [3ef2d391-7210-4521-a994-5c9b4b8338b2]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Esacus magnirostris Viellot, 1818]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN Bird Life 5.1 [30066]

Bird Life [] [as Esacus giganteus (Wagler, 1829)]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Esacus magnirostris (Vieillot, 1818)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [22728621]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Esacus magnirostris (Vieillot, 1818)]
Data retrieved on: 2 August 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Esacus magnirostris (Vieillot, 1818)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Esacus magnirostris]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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