Cape Thick-Knee

Cape Thick-knee 

Burhinus capensis 

  • RANGE: Cape thick-knee are native to southwestern and southern Africa. 
  • HABITAT: They are found in savannas and woodlands. 
  • DIET: Their diet is made up of insects, small mammals, lizards, and seeds. 
  • SIZE: Cape thick-knee are about 19 inches long. 
  • LOCATION IN ZOO: Tropical Rainforest 
  • CONSERVATION STATUS: Cape thick-knee are classified as Least Concern and their populations appear to be stable.