Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Painted-snipes :: American Painted-snipe

American Painted-snipe Rostratula semicollaris

Described by: Vieillot (1816)
Alternate common name(s): South American Painted Snipe, South American Painted-snipe
Old scientific name(s): Nycticryphes semicollaris


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Sc. South America;
Se. Brazil (e. Bahia, Camacari), Paraguay (chaco) and Uruguay s. in c. Chile from Coquimbo to Arauco and n. and c. Argentina s. to Rio Negro.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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