Great Thick-Knee OR Great Stone-Curlew Habitat Shot
“Great Thick-Knee” OR Great Stone-Curlew
Classified as Near Threatened by IUCN.
Its a large wader which is resident breeder in India.
Image taken on 11.02.2020. At chambal national park area Morena, India.
The picture was captured at Chambal National Sanctury, Morena. It is a breeding zone to many critically endangered and near threatened species of animals and birds.
The great sand curlew is the resident breeder in this zone. This picture of bird sitting in its habitat and a broken alcohol bottle raises the alarm for the wildlife activities and authorities that how illegal encroachement of humans has posed a serious threat to wildlife.