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Water Thick-knee
Burhinus vermiculatus (Cabanis, 1868)
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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Burhinidae
Genus:
  Burhinus

Scientific:
  Burhinus vermiculatus

Citation:
  (Cabanis, 1868)

Reference:
  J.Orn. 16 p.413

Protonym:
  Oedicnemus vermiculatus

Avibase ID:
  96CCAFEE83A0F557

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/96CCAFEE

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176752

Geographic range:

  • Burhinus vermiculatus vermiculatus: Democratic Republic of the Congo to Somalia and South Africa
  • Burhinus vermiculatus buettikoferi: Liberia to Nigeria and Gabon; vagrant to Senegambia
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Water Thick-knee
Czech:
  dytík tmavý
German:
  Wassertriel
Danish:
  Vandtriel
Spanish:
  Alcaraván Acuático
Finnish:
  rantapaksujalka
French:
  Oedicnème vermiculé
Icelandic:
  Vætutríll
Italian:
  Occhione acquaiolo
Japanese:
  mizubeishichidori
Japanese:
  ミズベイシチドリ
Dutch:
  Watergriel
Norwegian:
  Vanntriel
Polish:
  kulon nadwodny
Portuguese:
  Alcaravão-d'água
Russian:
  Водяная авдотка
Slovak:
  ležiak vodný
Swedish:
  vattentjockfot
Chinese:
  水石鸻


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Waterdikkop
Catalan: Torlit d'aigua
Czech: Dytík tmavý
Danish: Vandtriel
German: Wassertriel
English: Dikkop, Thick-knee, Water Dikkop, Water Thick knee, Water Thick-knee
English (IOC): Water Thick-knee
English (Kenya): Water Thick-knee
Spanish: Acaraván Aquático, Alcaraván Acuático
Spanish (Spain): Alcaraván Acuático
Spanish (HBW): Water Thick-knee
Estonian: kalda-jämejalg
Finnish: Rantapaksujalka
French: Oedicnème vermiculé
Hungarian: parti ugartyúk
Icelandic: Vætutríll
Italian: Occhione acquaiolo, Occhione vermicolato
Japanese: mizubeishichidori
Japanese: ミズベイシチドリ
Kwangali: Eswaita
Latin: Burhinus vermiculatus, Burhinus vermiculatus vermiculatus, Oedicnemus vermiculatus
Lithuanian: Vandeninis storkulnis
Dutch: Watergriel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Vasstriel
Norwegian: Vanntriel
Polish: kulon nadwodny
Portuguese: Alcaravão-d'água
Russian: Водяная авдотка
Slovak: ležiak vodný
Serbian: Vodeni ćurlikovac
Siswant: Umunkonkoni
Swedish: Vattentjockfot
Swahili: Chekeamwezi
Tsonga: Mtshikuyana
Ukrainian: Лежень заїрський
Xhosa: Ingqangqolo
Chinese: 水石鸻
Chinese (Traditional): 水石鴴

 

         

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