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

Giant Snipe Gallinago undulata

Described by: Boddaert (1783)
Alternate common name(s): Guianan Snipe
Old scientific name(s): Capella undulata


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Nw., ne. and sc. South America;
Three populations;
(1) Nc. and se. Colombia, n. and s. Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana and n. Brazil.
(2) Se. Brazil (Bahia, Rio Jequitionha), Paraguay and n. and e. Argentina.


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


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