Double-striped Thick-knee Burhinus bistriatus

  • Order: Charadriiformes
  • Family: Burhinidae
  • Polytypic: 4 subspecies
  • Authors: Katie LaBarbera

Demography and Populations

Parasitism: The feather mite Cernyella howei has been found on the Double-striped Thick-knee (Mironov et al. 2001).

Disease: Rothschild and Panza (2005) found polyostotic lytic neoplasia on the skeleton of one Double-striped Thick-knee.

There is no information related to topics such age at first breeding, life span and survivorship, dispersal, or population regulation.

Recommended Citation

LaBarbera, K. (2010). Double-striped Thick-knee (Burhinus bistriatus), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.