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
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RangeNe. 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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