Water thick-knee

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Water thick-knee
Water thick-knee dikkop burhinus vermiculatus.jpg
In the Okavango Delta, Botswana
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Burhinidae
Genus: Burhinus
Species: B. vermiculatus
Binomial name
Burhinus vermiculatus
(Cabanis, 1868)

The water thick-knee (Burhinus vermiculatus), or water dikkop is a species of bird in the family Burhinidae. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

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