Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Sandpipers and Allies :: Wood Snipe

Wood Snipe Gallinago nemoricola

Described by: Hodgson (1836)
Alternate common name(s): Himalayan Snipe
Old scientific name(s): Capella nemoricola


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Himalayas of sc. Asia;
Nw. India (Himachal Pradesh), s. and e. Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan, ne. India (Arunachal Pradesh and ex. ne. Assam), n. Burma and probably sc. China (w. Sichuan). Also may occur in Pakistan.
Winters in ne. India, Bangladesh, Burma n. Laos, N. Vietnam and rarely in n. Thailand.


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


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