Habitat: Sub-Saharan Africa
Range: African countries
Natural Diet: Insects,
lizards and small mammals
Status In The Wild: Common (Least Concern)
This species is classified as a wader but it lives in arid and semi-arid regions. They have strong black bills and these birds are approximately 18 inches in height. The spotted dikkop's feathers are brownish-white with black speckles making easy to camouflage from their predators. Their nests are small depressions in the soil. The female lays two eggs in a clutch. Both parents take care of their chicks.