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Burhinus capensis (Spotted Thick-knee)

Wikipedia Abstract

The spotted thick-knee (Burhinus capensis) also known as the spotted dikkop or Cape thick-knee, is a stone-curlew in the family Burhinidae. It is native to tropical regions of central and southern Africa.
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Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
8
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
32
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 16.416
EDGE Score: 2.85739

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  1.08 lbs (490 g)
Birth Weight [1]  20 grams
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Carnivore (Vertebrates), Granivore
Diet - Ectothermic [2]  10 %
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  80 %
Diet - Seeds [2]  10 %
Forages - Ground [2]  100 %
Clutch Size [3]  2
Incubation [1]  24 days

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Attributes / relations provided by
1del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
2Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
3Jetz W, Sekercioglu CH, Böhning-Gaese K (2008) The Worldwide Variation in Avian Clutch Size across Species and Space PLoS Biol 6(12): e303. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060303
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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