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

Imperial Snipe Gallinago imperialis

Described by: Sclater, P. L.; Salvin (1869)
Alternate common name(s): Bogota Snipe, Banded Snipe
Old scientific name(s): Chubbia imperialis


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Andes of wc. South America;
Restricted range;
Fragmented, small isolated populations;
Colombia, Ecuador (Yanacocha, Mt. Pichincha and Cerro Tapichalaca, Podocarpus National Park) and e. Peru (Piura, Amazonas, La Libertad and Cuzco).


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


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