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Species profile—Esacus magnirostris (beach stone-curlew)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Burhinidae (thick-knees) → Esacus magnirostris (beach stone-curlew)

Photo of Esacus magnirostris (beach stone-curlew) - McDougall, A.,QPWS,2009
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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Burhinidae (thick-knees)
Scientific name
Esacus magnirostris (Vieillot, 1818)
Common name
beach stone-curlew
Type reference
Vieillot, L.P. (1818). Nouveau Dictionnaire d'Histoire Naturelle, appliquee aux arts, principalement a l'Agriculture, a l'Ecomomie rurale et domestique, a la Medecine, etc. Par une societe de naturalistes et d'agriculteurs. Nouvelle Edition. Paris : Deterville Vol. 23.
WildNet taxon ID
1958
Synonym(s)
Esacus neglectus
Esacus giganteus
Burhinus giganteus
Orthorhamphus magnirostris
Burhinus magnirostris
Oedicnemus magnirostris
Burhinus neglectus
Alternate name(s)
Beach thick-knee
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Vulnerable
Back on Track (BoT) status
High
Conservation significant
Yes
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Marine & Terrestrial

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1958

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Last updated
23 October 2019
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