Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Sandpipers and Allies :: Swinhoe's Snipe

Swinhoe's Snipe Gallinago megala

Described by: Swinhoe (1861)
Alternate common name(s): Chinese Snipe, Pin-tailed Snipe, Marsh Snipe, Forest Snipe
Old scientific name(s): Capella megala


Punggol Grasslands, Singapore - 2005 © Paul Huang  Punggol Grasslands, Singapore - 2005 © Paul Huang 
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C. Asia and ec. Asia;
Two populations;
Cs. Siberia from the Altai e. to Transbaicalia, n. Mongolia, Amurland and s. Ussuriland.
Winters in India, Burma, se. Asia, Greater Sundas (Borneo), Lesser Sundas, New Guinea, the Philippines and n. Australia (n. Western Australia (Broome Bird Observatory), n. Northern Territory (Knuckey's Lagoon in the Top End near Darwin) and n. Queensland (Iron Range National Park and Cairns area).


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


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