Water thick-knee (Dikkop)
Appearance
Smaller than Spotted Thick-knee. Has a large, grey wing panel, narrow, white wing bar, and streaked (not spotted) upperparts. The wing panel and wing bar distinguish it in flight. It is mainly nocturnal, but more active by day than Spotted Thick-knee.
Juvenile resembles adult.
Habitat
River edges and wetlands with suitable cover. Usually in pairs.
Call

Names
(en) Water thick-knee
(sc) Burhinus vermiculatus
(nl) Watergriel
(af) Waterdikkop