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Beach Thick-knee

Esacus magnirostris (Vieillot, 1818)

The Beach Stone-curlew, Esacus magnirostris also known as Beach Thick-knee is a large, ground-dwelling bird that occurs in Australasia, the islands of South-east Asia. At 55 cm (22 in) and 1 kg (2.2 lbs), it is one of the world's largest shorebirds. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Burhinidae
Genus:
  Esacus

Scientific:
  Esacus magnirostris

Citation:
  (Vieillot, 1818)

Reference:
  Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. 23 p.231

Protonym:
  OEdicnemus magnirostris

Avibase ID:
  0CD2083B5ED35660

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/0CD2083B

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176754


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Esacus magnirostris: Andaman Is. and Malay Pen. to Philippines and Australasia
English:
Beach Thick-knee
Catalan:
Torlit becgros dels esculls
Czech:
dytík velkozobý
Danish:
Kysttriel
German:
Rifftriel
Spanish:
Alcaraván piquigrueso australiano
Spanish (Spain):
Alcaraván Piquigrueso Australiano
Finnish:
riuttapaksujalka
French:
Oedicnème des récifs
Croatian:
krupnokljuna ćukavica
Hungarian:
parti rákásztyúk
Italian:
Occhione ripario
Japanese:
hashibutoooishichidori
Japanese:
ハシブトオオイシチドリ
Lithuanian:
Krantinis rifinis storkulnis
Dutch:
Rifgriel
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kysttriel
Norwegian:
Kysttriel
Polish:
kulon plazowy
Portuguese:
Téu-téu-da-praia
Russian:
Рифовая авдотка
Slovak:
ležiak pobrežný
Swedish:
kusttjockfot
Ukrainian:
Лежень рифовий
Chinese:
澳洲石鸻
Chinese (Traditional):
沙石鴴


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus giganteus)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus giganteus)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus giganteus)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus giganteus)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus giganteus)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus giganteus)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus giganteus)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus giganteus)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus giganteus)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Oedicnème des récifs ( Esacus magnirostris)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Oedicnème des récifs ( Burhinus giganteus)
Clements 3rd edition:
Beach Curlew ( Esacus giganteus)
Clements 4th edition:
Beach Thick-knee ( Burhinus giganteus)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Beach Thick-knee ( Burhinus magnirostris)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Beach Thick-knee ( Burhinus magnirostris)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Beach Thick-knee ( Burhinus magnirostris)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Beach Thick-knee ( Burhinus magnirostris)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Beach Thick-knee ( Burhinus magnirostris)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Beach Thick-knee ( Burhinus magnirostris)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Beach Thick-knee ( Burhinus magnirostris)
Clements 6th edition:
Beach Thick-knee ( Burhinus magnirostris)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Beach Thick-knee ( Burhinus magnirostris)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Beach Thick-knee ( Burhinus magnirostris)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Beach Thick-knee ( Burhinus magnirostris)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
Clements, version 2015:
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
Clements, version 2016:
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
Clements, version 2017:
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
Clements, version 2018:
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
Clements, version 2019:
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
eBird version 1.50:
Beach Thick-knee ( Burhinus magnirostris)
eBird version 1.52:
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
eBird version 1.53:
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
eBird version 1.54:
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
eBird version 1.55:
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
eBird version 2015:
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
eBird version 2016:
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
eBird version 2017:
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
eBird version 2018:
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
eBird version 2019:
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Great Australian Stone Plover ( Esacus magnirostris)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Great Australian Stone Plover ( Esacus magnirostris)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Beach Stone Curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Beach Stone Curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Beach Stone Curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Beach Stone Curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Beach Stone Curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Beach Stone Curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Beach Stone Curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Beach Stone Curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Beach Stone Curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus neglectus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus neglectus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus neglectus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus neglectus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus neglectus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus neglectus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus neglectus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus neglectus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus neglectus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Beach Stone-curlew ( Esacus magnirostris)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus magnirostris)
Oriental Bird Club:
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus neglectus)
James Lee Peters:
Orthorhamphus magnirostris
James Lee Peters (original):
Orthorhamphus magnirostris
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Orthorhamphus magnirostris
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Beach Thick-knee ( Burhinus giganteus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Beach Thick-knee ( Burhinus giganteus)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Beach Thick-knee ( Esacus neglectus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Esacus magnirostris
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Esacus magnirostris

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Torlit becgros dels esculls
Czech: Dytík belokrídlý, dytík velkozobý
Danish: Kysttriel
German: Langschwanztriel, Rifftriel
English: Beach Curlew, Beach Stone Curlew, Beach Stonecurlew, Beach Stone-Curlew, Beach Thick knee, Beach Thick-knee, Great Australian Stone Plover, Great Australian Stone-Curlew, Great Australian Thick-knee, Great Stoneplover, Great Thick-knee, Reef Thick-knee
English (Australia): Beach Stone-curlew
English (India): Beach Thick-knee (Beach Stone-curlew)
English (IOC): Beach Stone-curlew
Spanish: Alcaraván Picogrueso Australiano, Alcaraván piquigrueso australiano, Alcavarán Grande Australiano
Spanish (Spain): Alcaraván Piquigrueso Australiano
Spanish (HBW): Beach Thick-knee
Estonian: austraalia jämejalg
Finnish: australianpaksujalka, Riuttapaksujalka
French: Oedicnème des récifs
Croatian: krupnokljuna ćukavica
Hungarian: parti rákásztyúk
Indonesian: Wili-wili, Wiliwili Besar, Wili-wili besar
Italian: Occhione maggiore ausraliano, Occhione ripario
Japanese: hashi-buto ō, hashibutoooishichidori, ishi-chidori
Japanese: ハシブトオオイシチドリ
Japanese (Kanji): 嘴太大石千鳥
Scientific: Burhinus giganteus, Burhinus magnirostris, Charadrius giganteus, Charadrius magnirostris, Esacus giganteus, Esacus magnirostris, Esacus magnirostris melvillensis, Esacus magnirostris neglectus, Esacus magnirostris queenslandicus, Esacus neglectus, Oedicnemus magnirostris, Orthorhamphus magnirostris, Orthorhamphus magnirostris scommophorus
Lithuanian: Krantinis rifinis storkulnis
Malay: Burung Lutut Tebal, Kedidi Malam
Dutch: Australische Griel, Rifgriel, Strandgriel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kysttriel
Norwegian: Kysttriel, Styltetriel
Polish: kulon plazowy, kulon plażowy, Kulon rafowy
Pinyin: àozhōu shí-héng, bīn shí-héng, dà-zuǐ shí-héng
Portuguese: Téu-téu-da-praia
Portuguese (Portugal): Alcaravão-dos-recifes
Russian: Длиннохвостая авдотка, Рифовая авдотка
Slovak: ležiak pobrežný
Swedish: Kusttjockfot
Thai: นกกระแตผีชายหาด
Thai (Transliteration): nók krà-taee-pʰĭi cʰaay-hàat
Ukrainian: Лежень рифовий
Chinese: 大嘴石鸻, 大石鸻, 滨石鸻, 澳洲石鸻, 石鸻
Chinese (Traditional): 沙石鴴

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