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Imperial Snipe

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Gallinago imperialis Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Scolopacidae Family
30 cm Length
Tropical montane moist elfin forest & grassland, between 2,745 - 3,700 m. Found in:- Colombia, Ecuador & Peru. Habitat
 Eggs, laid in a scrape.  Incubation by both parents Clutch
Arthropods, worms, beetles, larvae & crustaceans. Food  
2984 - TSN: 176702 - Sub-species World Number
Near Threatened Considered extinct for over 50yrs, the Imperial Snipe was rediscovered in Peru in 1967 Status

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Imperial Snipe Nick Athanas Yanacocha reserve, Pichincha Ecuador roding XC6653


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AKA:- Czech: Bekasina královská
Danish: Kejserbekkasin
German: Kaiserbekassine
English: Banded Snipe, Bogota Snipe, Imperial Snipe
Spanish: Agachadiza Imperial, Becasina Imperial
Spanish (Colombia): Becasina Imperial
Estonian: inkanepp
Finnish: Inkakurppa
French: Bécassine impériale
Italian: Beccaccino imperiale, Beccacino imperiale
Japanese: sejimatashigi
Japanese: セジマタシギ
Latin: Capella imperialis, Chubbia imperialis, Gallinago imperialis
Dutch: Keizersnip
Norwegian: Keiserbekkasin
Polish: bekas kasztanowaty
Russian: Королевский бекас
Slovak: mociarnica královská, močiarnica kráľovská
Swedish: Kejsarbeckasin
Chinese: 大厚嘴沙锥





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