Greater Painted-snipe

Rostratula benghalensis - Rhynchée peinte

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Rostratulidés

  • Genus
    :

    Rostratula

  • Species
    :

    benghalensis

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 28 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 50 à 55 cm.
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Greater Painted-snipe (Rostratula benghalensis) is a species of bird in the Rostratulidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Rhynchée peinte,
  • Aguatero Bengalí,
  • Narceja-pintada,
  • Goldschnepfe,
  • guvatszalonka,
  • Goudsnip,
  • Beccaccino dorato comune,
  • Rallbeckasin,
  • Riksesnipe,
  • slukovec zlatý,
  • slučice pestrá,
  • Broget Riksesneppe,
  • kultakurppo,
  • Goudsnip,
  • becadell pintat pàl·lid,
  • Relluspýta,
  • złotosłonka bengalska,
  • karnevālsloka,
  • slokar,
  • Цветной бекас,
  • Berkik-kembang besar,
  • タマシギ,
  • 彩鹬,
  • นกโป่งวิด,
  • 彩鷸,

Habitat

Grassland : Temperate ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Marine Intertidal : Salt Marshes (Emergent Grasses) ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Irrigated Land (includes irrigation channels), Seasonally Flooded Agricultural Land

Geographic range

Illustration

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