Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Sandpipers and Allies :: South American Snipe

South American Snipe Gallinago paraguaiae

Described by: Vieillot (1816)
Alternate common name(s): Paraguayan Snipe, Magellanic Snipe, Magellan Snipe
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Torres del Paine National Park, Chile - Dec, 2005 © Arthur Grosset  Argentina - Nov, 2003 © Harold Stiver  Chile - Jan, 2003 © Colin Clark 
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Ne. through c. to s. South America;
(1) E. of the Andes in e. Colombia, Venezuela, Trinidad, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana, Brazil (Bahia), e. Ecuador, e. Peru, n. and e. Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay and n. Argentina s. to Mendoza, Cordoba and Buenos Aires.
(2) S. South America in Chile (Atacama) and s. Argentina from Neuquen and Rio Negro s. to Tierra del Fuego and Cape Horn. Falkland Is.


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


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