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Sternum (Breast Bone) of the Spotted Thick-knee Burhinus capensis (MCZ 346978)


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Phylogenic Position
Aves - Neognathae - Charadriiformes - Burhinidae - Burhinus - Burhinus capensis
Species Description
The Spotted Thick-Knee (also known as the Spotted Dikkop) is a small, terrestrial bird found in the African savannahs south of the Sahara. They subsist primarily on insects, which are hawked aerially or taken from the ground; they will also eat other invertebrates and small amphibians on occasion. They are agile runners and fast, direct fliers. The Spotted Thick-Knee usually mates for life, and lays its eggs on the ground, in a small scrape lined with grass and leaves.

Specimen Information
Species Burhinus capensis (Spotted Thick-knee)
Element Sternum (Breast Bone)
Specimen Number MCZ 346978
Sex
Location
Geological Age Recent
 
Technical Information
Scanner Roland Picza
Resolution 100 ┬Ám
Number of Data Points 337247
Number of Data Polygons 674490
Date Scanned June 01, 2008
Scan Technician Rachael Martinez
Edited By Rachael Martinez
 
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