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PLEASE VIEW LARGE – Spotted Thick-knee (Dikkop) – Burhinus capensis The eye intrigued me, photographed at my home, Cape Town, South Africa.The Spotted Thick-knee has a height of 43 cms and weighs around 365 gms.
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So beautiful ! Lovely eye!
Thanks very much Elizabeth!!
Thanks very much Mags!!
BEAUTIFUL capture Macky! These birds get very tame, looked after an injured one for a while and it even came into the house looking for minced meat which I was feeding it!
They’re certainly not skittish, in fact the one challenged me, opened it’s wings and hissed. :-) Thank you Maree!!
Lovely capture Macky!!..very unusual birds, I have seen a couple over here but didn’t realise they are in SA too.
Thanks very much Kate, interesting!!
Thanks very much John!!
1 Image per 24hrs Sept 05 2012Stunning profile, portrait capture Macks!
Featured in the “Birds” 9-5-2012
Thanks very much pcfyi, much appreciated!!
6 September 2012. Clickable banner.
Thanks very much dear Elizabeth, always appreciated!!