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Fuegian Snipe

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Gallinago stricklandii Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Scolopacidae Family
30-32 cm Length
Grassland & wetlands, marshes, bogs, lakes, pools. Up to 4,200 m. Range:- ( Argentina:- Patagonia. ) Chile, Falkland Islands. Habitat
Usually 2 Eggs, Clutch
Arthropods, worms, beetles, larvae & possibly seed. Food  
N octurnal feeder Habits
2983 - TSN: 176711 - Sub-species World Number
Near Threatened Status

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AKA:- Czech: Bekasina patagonská
Danish: Chilebekkasin
German: Kordillerenbekassine
English: Cordilleran Snipe, Fuegian Snipe, Strickland's Snipe
Spanish: Agachadiza Fuegina, Agachadiza Fueguina, Agachadiza Grande, Becacina gigante, Becacina grande, Becasina grande
Spanish (Argentine): Becasina grande
Spanish (Bolivia): Becasina grande
Spanish (Chile): Becacina grande, Becasina grande
Estonian: lőunanepp
Finnish: Tulimaankurppa
French: Bécassine de Strickland
Italian: Beccaccino fuegino, Beccacino di Strickland
Japanese: hashibutotashigi
Japanese: ハシブトタシギ
Latin: Capella stricklandii, Chubbia stricklandii, Gallinago stricklandi, Gallinago stricklandii
Dutch: Vuurlandsnip
Norwegian: Sřrandesbekkasin
Polish: bekas kordylierski
Russian: Кордильерский бекас
Slovak: mociarnica rašelinárka, močiarnica rašelinárka
Swedish: Fuegobeckasin
Chinese: 火地鸟沙锥


Has been considered conspecific with Andean Snipe

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