Subject: stone-curlews
From: (John Leonard)
Date: Sun, 7 Jan 1996 13:32:22 -1100 (EST)
I agree that Thick-knee is a bad name as their knees are not particularly
thick. Curlew I suppose refers to the call, but 'stone'?  More (sandy)
beaches and (stonefree) bush if you ask me, although I've seen Bush
Stone-Curlews just as often by the beach.
John Leonard
PO Box 243, Woden, ACT 2606, AUSTRALIA

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