Author 'Boucher Marc dit de Meilh' (Id 142882 ) : Portrait of The Oedicmène screaming: 'Burhinus oedicnemus (Linnaeus, 1758)'. This bird is found in the Canary Islands and into South-east Asia. They are also found in France, particularly in the Doubs, Franche-Comte around the calm rivers, gravel pits alone. Quiet, quiet ... yes, this bird likes calm, tranquility. That is why it is now protected because only the noise, the intensity of our agricultural and rural activities, urbanization, excessive, etc.. It has virtually disappeared from us. There are only a few couples where their protection. Before closing, I wanted to tell you that sometimes it is called 'Curlew land' because it resembles the Curlew especially by his plea, he likes hot places, the grass short and mostly quiet, calm especially ... Marc Boucher said Meilhan.