Scientific Name:

Burhinus bistriatus


Double-striped Thick-knee

Double-striped Thick-knee Fact File

Distribution: Middle and South America : southern Mexico to northern Brazil, also Hispaniola

Conservation Status: Least Concern

Subspecies: Four

B. b. bistriatus – southern Mexico to north-western Costa Rica

B. b. vocifer – Venezuela, Guyana and n Brazil

B. b. pediacus – n Colombia

B. b. dominicensis – Hispaniola

Current conservation efforts





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