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Spotted Thick-knee
Burhinus capensis (Lichtenstein, MHC, 1823)
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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Burhinidae
Genus:
  Burhinus

Scientific:
  Burhinus capensis

Citation:
  (Lichtenstein, MHC, 1823)

Reference:
  Verz.Doubl.Zool.Mus.Berlin p.69

Protonym:
  Oedicnemus capensis

Avibase ID:
  862F6F04186871A8

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176747

Geographic range:

  • Burhinus capensis capensis: Kenya to South Africa and west from Zambia to Angola
  • Burhinus capensis maculosus: Senegal to Somalia, Uganda and Kenya
  • Burhinus capensis dodsoni: Coastal Somalia and Saudi Arabia
  • Burhinus capensis damarensis: Namibia to Botswana and Cape Province
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Spotted Thick-knee
Czech:
  dytík skvrnitý
German:
  Kaptriel
Danish:
  Plettet Triel
Spanish:
  Alcaraván de El Cabo
Finnish:
  suomupaksujalka
French:
  Oedicnème tachard
Icelandic:
  Spotted Thick-knee
Italian:
  Occhione maculato
Japanese:
  ke-puishichidori
Japanese:
  ケープイシチドリ
Dutch:
  Kaapse Griel
Norwegian:
  Flekktriel
Polish:
  kulon plamisty
Portuguese:
  Alcaravão do Cabo
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Spotted Thick-knee
Russian:
  Капская авдотка
Slovak:
  ležiak škvrnitý
Swedish:
  fläcktjockfot
Chinese:
  斑石鸻


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Oedicnème tachard ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Oedicnème tachard ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Cape Dikkop ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Cape Dikkop ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Spotted Dikkop ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Spotted Dikkop ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Spotted Dikkop ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Spotted Dikkop ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Spotted Dikkop ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Spotted Dikkop ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Spotted Dikkop ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Spotted Dikkop ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Spotted Dikkop ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Spotted Dikkop ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Burhinus capensis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Burhinus capensis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Burhinus capensis [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Spotted Thick-knee ( Burhinus capensis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Burhinus capensis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Burhinus capensis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Dikkop, Gewone Dikkop
Catalan: Torlit pigallat
Czech: Dytík skvrnitý
Danish: Plettet Triel
German: Kaptriel
English: Cape Dikkop, Cape Thick-knee, Spotted Dikkop, Spotted Stonecurlew, Spotted Thick-knee, Spotted thick-knee dikkop
English (Kenya): Spotted Thick-knee
Spanish: Alcaraván de El Cabo
Spanish (Spain): Alcaraván del Cabo
Estonian: täpik-jämejalg
Finnish: Suomupaksujalka
French: Oedicnème du Cap, OEdicnème du tachard, Oedicnème tachard
Hungarian: fokföldi ugartyúk
Italian: Occhione del Capo, Occhione maculato
Japanese: keapuishichidori, ke-puishichidori
Japanese: ケアプイシチドリ, ケープイシチドリ
Kwangali: Eswaita
Latin: Burhinus capensis
Lithuanian: Dėmėtasis storkulnis, Kapinis storkulnis, Kapo storkulnis
Latvian: punktainais lielacis
Dutch: Kaapse Griel
Norwegian: Flekktriel
Polish: kulon plamisty
Portuguese: Alcaravão do Cabo
Russian: Капская авдотка
Slovak: Ležiak škvrnitý
Shona: Gwarimutondo
Serbian: Pegavi ćurlikovac
Siswant: Umunkonkoni
Sotho, Southern: Khoho-ea-lira
Swedish: Fläcktjockfot
Swahili: Chekehukwa
Tswana: Kgoadirê
Turkish: Benekli Kocagöz
Tsonga: Mtshikuyana
Xhosa: Ingqangqolo
Chinese: 斑石鸻
Chinese (Traditional): 點斑石鴴
Zulu: umBangaqhwa

 

         

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