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Peruvian Thick-knee Picture
 
 

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SPECIES INFO

The Peruvian Thick-knee (Burhinus superciliaris) is a species of bird in the Burhinidae family. It is found in Chile, Ecuador, and Peru. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, and pastureland. The irony however of this birds' name is that they are known for their very thin legs. It feeds with little insects and granes.





                                     



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