Beach Thick-knee

Beach thick-knee - A crabby tale

Beach thick-knee, also known as the Beach stone-curlew is a large, ground dwelling bird found in the islands of South-east Asia and Australia. Even though it is seen over a widespread area, the bird is considered as a near-threatened species and is quite uncommon across most of its range. It is very vulnerable to human interference, predation and loss of undisturbed coastlines. On my visit to Andaman in Feb last year, this bird was very high on the list to see and photograph....

January 11, 2019 · 4 min · Santhosh Krishnamoorthy