Solitary Snipe

Gallinago solitaria - Bécassine solitaire

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Scolopacidés

  • Genus
    :

    Gallinago

  • Species
    :

    solitaria

Descriptor

Hodgson, 1831

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 31 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 51 à 56 cm.
  • Weight
    : 126 à 227 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Solitary Snipe (Gallinago solitaria) is a species of bird in the Scolopacidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Gallinago solitaria solitaria (c Asia)
  • Gallinago solitaria japonica (ne China to Kamchatka Pen.)

Foreign names

  • Bécassine solitaire,
  • Agachadiza Solitaria,
  • Narceja-solitária,
  • Einsiedlerbekassine,
  • tibeti sárszalonka,
  • Bergsnip,
  • Beccaccino solitario,
  • Bergbeckasin,
  • Fjellbekkasin,
  • močiarnica samotárska,
  • bekasina horská,
  • Bjergbekkasin,
  • vuorikurppa,
  • becadell solitari,
  • bekas górski,
  • kalnu mērkaziņa,
  • Горный дупель,
  • アオシギ,
  • 孤沙锥,
  • 孤沙錐,

Habitat

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

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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