Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Sandpipers and Allies :: African Snipe
African Snipe Gallinago nigripennis
Described by: Bonaparte (1839)
Alternate common name(s): Ethiopian Snipe
Old scientific name(s): Capella nigripennis
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RangeE. and s. Africa;
(1) S. Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea through Uganda, e. Zaire, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, e. Zimbabwe and n. Mozambique.
(2) Angola and Namibia through Botswana to Zambia and w. Zimbabwe.
(3) S. Mozambique and South Africa (Cape Province).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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