Senegal Thick-knee

African Thicknee 

Senegal Thick-knees are medium-large waders with strong black and yellow black bills, large yellow eyes—which give them a reptilian appearance— and cryptic plumage. The scientific name refers to the prominent joints in the long yellow or greenish legs.

 

FAST FACTS
SCIENTIFIC NAME BURHINUS SENEGALENSIS
WHERE IN THE WILD? DRY, OPEN HABITATS NEAR WATER OF AFRICA
WHAT'S ON THE MENU?   
INSECTS, CRUSTACEANS, OTHER INVERTEBRATES
LIFE EXPECTANCY
15 YEARS