Great Snipe

Gallinago media - Bécassine double

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Scolopacidés

  • Genus
    :

    Gallinago

  • Species
    :

    media

Descriptor

Latham, 1787

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 29 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 47 à 50 cm.
  • Weight
    : 160 à 190 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Great Snipe (Gallinago media) is a species of bird in the Scolopacidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Bécassine double,
  • Agachadiza Real,
  • Narceja-real,
  • Doppelschnepfe,
  • Nagy sárszalonka,
  • Poelsnip,
  • Croccolone,
  • Dubbelbeckasin,
  • Dobbeltbekkasin,
  • močiarnica tichá,
  • bekasina větší,
  • Tredækker,
  • heinäkurppa,
  • Dubbelsnip,
  • becadell reial,
  • Heiðasnípa,
  • (bekas) dubelt,
  • (ķikuts), kuitals,
  • čoketa,
  • Дупель,
  • ヨーロッパジシギ,
  • 斑腹沙锥,
  • 大沙錐,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Boreal ; Grassland : Subarctic, Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land

Geographic range

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