The Bush Stone-Curlew (Burhinus grallarius) is an Australian bird, often called the Bush Thick-Knee.
The Bush Stone-Curlew is a grey and white bird with black streaks. It has a white eyebrow line called a supercilium. Its beak and its legs are dark grey. Its eyes are pale green-grey with a white eye-ring.
It can grow to 80 centimetres (31 inches) tall.
It eats insects, spiders, and fruit.
The Bush Stone-Curlew likes open woodlands, forest edges, and inland watercourses. It is a nocturnal ground-dwelling bird.
Photographer: Martina Nicolls
Martina Nicolls: SIMILAR BUT DIFFERENT IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM