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Puna Snipe

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Gallinago andina Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Scolopacidae Family
30-32 cm Length
Wetlands, marshes, bogs, fens, peatland. Between 3,100 - 4,400 m. Range:- Argentina, Argentine Northwest, Argentine Region Gran Chaco, Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, Peru, Habitat
2 buff eggs laid in a grass lined hollow.  Incubation 19 days, by both parents Clutch
Arthropods, worms, beetles, larvae & crustaceans. Food  
2979 -TSN: 176699  - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

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Puna Snipe Niels Krabbe La Raya Pass (Puno) Peru Instrumental song XC16201

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AKA:- Danish: Punabekkasin
German: Punabekassine
English: Puna Snipe
Spanish: Becacina de la Puna, Becacina real, Becasina andina
Spanish (Argentine): Becasina andina
Spanish (Bolivia): Becacina real
Spanish (Chile): Becacina de la Puna
Estonian: puunatikutaja
Finnish: keltajalkakurppa
French: Bécassine de la puna, Bécassine du puna
Italian: Beccaccino della puna
Japanese: punatashigi
Japanese: プナタシギ
Latin: Capella paraguaiae andina, Gallinago andina, Gallinago paraguaiae andina
Dutch: Bergwatersnip
Norwegian: Punabekkasin
Polish: bekas Taczanowskiego
Portuguese: Narcejao o galinhola
Russian: Южноамериканский бекас
Slovak: mociarnica žltonohá, močiarnica žltonohá
Swedish: Punabeckasin
Chinese: 安第斯沙锥/山沙锥



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