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

Great Snipe Gallinago media

Described by: Latham (1787)
Alternate common name(s): Double Snipe
Old scientific name(s): Capella media


Tromsų, Norway - Jul, 2000 © Stein Nilsen  Tromsų, Norway - Jul, 2000 © Stein Nilsen 
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N. Europe to w. Siberia;
Two populations;
E. Scandinavia e. in the Baltic States (Latvia), n. Poland, Belarus, Ukraine, sw. and c. Russia to the Yenisey River in w. Siberia in the Altai.
Winters in Africa s. of the Sahara.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics


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


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