Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Painted-snipes :: Greater Painted-snipe
Greater Painted-snipe Rostratula benghalensis
Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Greater Painted Snipe, Painted-snipe, Painted Snipe
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeAfrica. Se. Asia. E. Australia;
(1) Africa from Senegambia e. across s. Mali, s. Niger, s. Chad, nw. and ne. Egypt, s. Sudan, Ethiopia and Kenya and s. to s. South Africa. Madagascar except in the s. In Asia from Pakistan, India (n. Kashmir), e. to e. and s. China (Long Valley, Hong Kong) and Japan s. from n. Honshu to the Greater Sundas (Java), Lesser Sundas (Sumbawa), the Philippines and Taiwan.
(2) Australia (nw. Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland (Abattoir Swamp), New South Wales (Deniliquin at Avalon Swamp in the summer), Victoria and se. South Australia) and Tasmania.
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Pintails Home (Kim Hyun-Tae)
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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