Swinhoe's Snipe

Gallinago megala - Bécassine de Swinhoe

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Scolopacidés

  • Genus
    :

    Gallinago

  • Species
    :

    megala

Descriptor

Swinhoe, 1861

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 29 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 38 à 44 cm.
  • Weight
    : 82 à 164 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

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

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Bécassine de Swinhoe,
  • Agachadiza del Baikal,
  • Narceja de Swinhoe,
  • Waldbekassine,
  • tajgasárszalonka,
  • Siberische Snip,
  • Beccaccino di Swinhoe,
  • Taigabeckasin,
  • Bajkalbekkasin,
  • močiarnica bledá,
  • bekasina lesní,
  • Tajgabekkasin,
  • siperiankurppa,
  • becadell de Swinhoe,
  • Holtasnípa,
  • bekas leśny,
  • taigas mērkaziņa,
  • jenisejska kozica,
  • Лесной дупель,
  • Berkik rawa,
  • チュウジシギ,
  • 大沙锥,
  • นกปากซ่อมสวินโฮ,
  • 中地鷸〔中田鷸,大沙錐〕,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

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

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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