What are the similarities between the Bush Stone-Curlew and the Eurasian Stone-Curlew?

What are the similarities between the Bush Stone-Curlew (Burhinus grallarius) and the Eurasian Stone-Curlew (Burhinus oedicnemus)?

The Bush Stone-Curlew and the Eurasian Stone-Curlew are also called the Thick-Knee. They are both related to the Bustard.

The Bush Stone-Curlew and the Eurasian Stone-Curlew are both ground-dwelling, nocturnal birds.

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Eurasian Stone-Curlew

The Eurasian Stone-Curlew (Burhinus oedicnemus) is a medium-sized bird, which is also known as the Eurasian Thick-Knee. It is related to the Bustard.

The Eurasian Stone-Curlew has black, grey, white, and brown feathers, with a light-grey chest and white underbelly. It has black streaks on its crown and down the back of its long neck.  It has a grey beak, large yellow or pale-grey eyes with a white eye-ring, and light-grey legs.

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Somali Kori Bustard

The Somali Kori Bustard (Ardeotis kori struthiunculus) is the largest flying bird native to Africa.

The Somali Kori Bustard has a large head and long thin yellowish-white legs. It has mostly grey and brown feathers, finely patterned with black and white markings. Its neck is black and grey-brown with a black collar, whereas its chin and throat are white with thin black bars. It has a black crest. Above it pale yellow eyes is a white stripe. Its belly is white, and its tail has broad grey-brown bands. Its beak is light green. Its feet have three forward-facing toes.

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Bustards: Black-Bellied and White-Bellied

What is the difference between African Bustards – the Black-Bellied Bustard and the White-Bellied Bustard? The main differences are below:

The White-Bellied Bustard (Eupoditis senegalensis) and the Black-Bellied Bustard (Lissotis melanogaster or Eupoditis melanogaster) are both African bustards, widespread in Sub-Saharan Africa in grasslands and open woodlands.

The White-Bellied Bustard is smaller than the Black-Bellied Bustard. The White-Bellied Bustard is about 48-61 centimetres (19-24 inches) long. The Black-Bellied Bustard is about 58-65 centimetres (23-26 inches) long.

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