SPOTTED THICK-KNEE

(Burhinus capensis)

Also known as Cape Dikkop or Spotted Dikkop

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Roberts VI / VII 297 / 272
Clements 2000 58.0040
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 54-4
A large bird (43 - 44 cm), which is found in Africa, south of the Sahara, and throughout Southern Africa. It is a common resident, found in open grassland, near trees. Normally solitary or in pairs, it lives off insects, crustaceans, and mollusks.

List of Stamps showing Spotted Thick-knee

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Ciskei 0017 0017 1981 25c
Oman 0585   2002 50b