Latham's Snipe

Gallinago hardwickii - Bécassine du Japon

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Scolopacidés

  • Genus
    :

    Gallinago

  • Species
    :

    hardwickii

Descriptor

Gray, JE, 1831

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 33 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 48 à 54 cm.
  • Weight
    : 95 à 277 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Bécassine du Japon
adult breeding

Latham's Snipe (Gallinago hardwickii) is a species of bird in the Scolopacidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Bécassine du Japon,
  • Agachadiza Japonesa,
  • Narceja-grande,
  • Japanbekassine,
  • Latham-sárszalonka,
  • Japanse Snip,
  • Beccaccino di Latham,
  • Japansk beckasin,
  • Japanbekkasin,
  • močiarnica japonská,
  • bekasina japonská,
  • Japansk Bekkasin,
  • japaninkurppa,
  • becadell del Japó,
  • bekas japoński,
  • Japānas mērkaziņa,
  • Японский бекас,
  • Berkik jepang,
  • オオジシギ,
  • 澳南沙锥,
  • 大地鷸〔澳南沙錐,大田鷸〕,

Habitat

Grassland : Temperate ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Seasonally Flooded Agricultural Land

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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