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Common Snipe

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Gallinago gallinago Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Scolopacidae Family
25-27cm               (Wingspan 44–47 cm ) Length
Breeds Tundra, boreal forest, wetlands, bogs, marshes, ponds, flooded seasonally grassland. Between Range follow link Habitat
Altitude
Range
-5 eggs incubated by female in 18-20 days. Both parents feed and guard young. Clutch
Insects and their larvae, worms and other invertebrates Food  
  Habits
2975 - TSN: 726054 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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Great bird photo’s from Northern Europe

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Common Snipe Patrik Ĺberg Timaden. Ĺrebolet, Tibro, Västergötland Sweden XC27080 song and call

Video by fezave © all rights reserved

 

view photos Photo Nov 07 by Arpit - The Waders (c) © all rights reserved

Common snipe (Gallinago gallinago)

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Narceja - Gallinago gallinago - Common Snipe

view photos Photo Nov 07 by eirraccor (c) © all rights reserved

Watersnip by eirraccor.

Photo by Ian Fulton © all rights reserved

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Photo by keith Murdock

Common Snipe calls taking flight
(Gallinago gallinago)
Stuart Fisher XC30993
xx-xx-xx, United Kingdom
Common Snipe calls
(Gallinago gallinago possibly faeroeensis)
Stuart Fisher XC25522
?-01-2006, United Kingdom

Common Snipe song and call
(Gallinago gallinago)
Patrik Ĺberg XC27080
21-04-2006, Sweden

Common Snipe call when flushed
(Gallinago gallinago)
Niels Krabbe XC25844
09-08-1986, Denmark

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AKA:- Arabic: الجهلول العادي(الشنقب), الشنقب, الشنقب رهيز, لشّنقب العادي
Asturian: Gacha
Azerbaijani: Bekas, Qıjıç
Belarusian: Бакас
Bulgarian: Средна бекасина
Breton: Ar gioc'h lann, Gioc'h
Catalan: Becadell comú, Bequet, Cegall
Catalan (Balears): Cegall
Valencian: Bequet
Czech: Bekasina otavní, Bekasína otavní
Welsh: Dafad y gors, Gafr y gors, Gďach, Gîach gyffredin, Gďach gyffredin, Gîach myniar, Ysniden, Ysniten
Danish: Dobbeltbekkasin
German: Bekassine, Bekassine-gallinago
Greek: (Κοινό) Μπεκατσίνι, Μπεκατσίνι, Πικατσόνι
Greek (Cypriot): Πικατσόνι
Emiliano-romagnolo: Cavartén
English: Common Snipe, Eurasian Snipe, European Snipe, Fantail Snipe, Palearctic Common Snipe, Snipe
Esperanto: galinago
Spanish: Agachadiza Comun, Agachadiza Común, Becacina común, Becardón
Spanish (Argentine): Becasina Común
Spanish (Costa Rica): Becacina común
Spanish (Mexico): agachona común
Spanish (Nicaragua): Agachadiza Común
Estonian: Taevasikk, Tikutaja, Tikutaja e. taevasikk, Tikutaja, taevasikk
Basque: Becadell comú, Istingor, Istingor arrunta
Finnish: heinäkurppa, Taivaanvuohi
Faroese: Dřggreyv, Mýrisnípa
French: Bécassine des marais
Frisian: Waarlamke
Irish: Meath gabhar, Mionnán aeir, Naosach, Naoscach
Gaelic: Budagochd, Croman Loin, Gabhar-Adeir, Naosg
Galician: Becacina, Becadell comú
Manx: Coa r Heddagh, Coa y r Heddagh, Coar heddagh, Coayr Heddagh
Hebrew: חרטומית ביצות, חרטומית בצות
Croatian: Šljuka Kokošica
Hungarian: Sárszalonka
Armenian: [Morakttsar ], Մորակտցար
Indonesian: Berkik Ekor-kipas
Icelandic: Hrossagaukur
Italian: Beccaccino
Japanese: Tashigi, Ta-shigi
Japanese: タシギ
Georgian: ჩიბუხა
Khakas: Таарғай
Kazakh: Тауқұдірет
Korean: 깍도요, 꺅도요
Cornish: Kyogh
Latin: Capella gallinago, Gallinago gallinago, Gallinago gallinago gallinago
Lithuanian: Čekutis, Perkuno oželis, Perkūno ożelis, Perkūno oželis, Perkūno žirgelis, Velnio oželis
Latvian: Bekass, Dievāzītis, Ķikāns, Ķiku kaza, Mērkaziņa, Pērkonkaza, Pikaza, Piku kaza
Macedonian: Барска) шлука, Мочуришна (Ритска
Mongolian: Шөвгөн хараалж
Malay: Berkek Ekor Kapas
Maltese: Bekkaċċ
Dutch: Watersnip
Norwegian: Enkeltbekkasin, Mekregauk
Polish: (bekas) kszyk, Bekas, bekas kszyk, kszyk, kszyk (bekas)
Portuguese: narceja, Narceja-comum
Portuguese (Brazil): narceja
Romansh: Becassina da palě
Russian: Бекас, Бекас обыкновенный, Обыкновенный бекас
Scots: An meannan-adhair, Budagochd, Croman loin, Gabhar-adheir, Naosg
Northern Sami: Meahkástat
Slovak: Močiarnica mekotavá
Slovenian: kozica, kozice
Albanian: Shapka e ujit, Shapkë uji
Serbian: Barska šljuka, Barska šljuka, bekasina, bekasina, Барска бекасина, Барска шлјука, Барска шљука, Бекасина
Swedish: Enkelbeckasin
Swahili: Sululu
Thai: นกปากซ่อมหางพัด
Turkish: Bataklık çulluğu, Bekasin, Su çulluğu, Su Çulluşu, Suçulluğu
Tuvinian: Баалаар-дылбый, дыспый, Хураган дэг эдер дылбый
Ukrainian: Баранець звичайний , Бекас
Vietnamese: Dẽ giun, Dẽ giun thường, Rẽ giun
Chinese: [shan-wei sha-zhui], [tian-yu], 扇尾沙錐, 扇尾沙锥, 田鷸
Chinese (Taiwan): [tian-yu], 田鷸

Range:- Breeds Iceland across northern Europe & northern Asia. Winters:- Africa, America, Europe, Asia.

Sub-species

Gallinago gallinago gallinago
Gallinago [gallinago or paraguaiae]
Gallinago [gallinago or delicata]
Gallinago gallinago
Gallinago gallinago gallinago
Gallinago gallinago delicata
Gallinago gallinago faeroeensis
Gallinago gallinago faeroeensis
Gallinago gallinago faeroeensis
Gallinago [gallinago or delicata]
Gallinago gallinago
Gallinago gallinago gallinago
Gallinago gallinago magellanica
Gallinago gallinago paraguaiae
 

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