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Solitary Snipe

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Gallinago solitaria Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Scolopacidae Family
29–31 cm Length
Seasonally flooded agricultural land, grassland & wetlands, marshes, bogs, lakes, pools. Between 1,500 (2,400 - 5,000 m). Range follow link Habitat
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4 Eggs, laid in a plant lined hollow.  Often 2 broods per year. June/July Clutch
Arthropods, worms, beetles, larvae, seed & other plant matterial. Food  
  Habits
2969  - TSN: 176709 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

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AKA:- Bulgarian: Горска бекасина
Czech: Bekasina horská
Danish: Bjergbekkasin
German: Bergbekassine, Einsiedlerbekassine
English: Solitary Snipe
Spanish: Agachadiza Solitaria
Estonian: mäginepp
Finnish: Vuorikurppa
French: Bécassine solitaire
Italian: Beccaccino solitario, Beccacino solitario
Japanese: aoshigi, Ao-shigi
Japanese: アオシギ
Khakas: Тағ таарғай
Kazakh: Тау мањқысы
Korean: 청도요
Latin: Capella solitaria, Gallinago solitaria
Lithuanian: Kalninis oželis
Mongolian: Өнчин хараалж
Dutch: Bergsnip
Norwegian: Fjellbekkasin
Polish: bekas górski
Russian: Бекас-отшельник, Горный бекас, Горный бекас (горный дупель), Горный бекас (горный дупель, отшельник), Горный бекас (горный дупель,отшельник), Горный дупель, Дупель горный
Slovak: mociarnica samotárska , močiarnica samotárska
Swedish: Bergbeckasin
Tuvinian: Даг дылбыйы
Ukrainian: Баранець гірськи
Chinese: [gu sha-zhui], 孤沙錐, 孤沙锥, 尾沙锥

Range:-

Afghanistan Vagrant

Bangladesh

Bhutan

China

 Fujian

 Gansu

 Guangdong

 Guangxi Zhuang

 Heilongjiang

 Inner Mongolia

 Jiangsu

 Jilin

 Ningxia Hui

 Qinghai

 Sichuan

 Tibet

 Xinjiang Uighur

 Yunnan

India

 Eastern Himalayas

 Gangetic plain

 Northeast

 Southwest

 Uttar Pradesh

 Western Himalayas

Iran

Japan

Kazakhstan Breeding

Kyrgyzstan

Mongolia Breeding

Myanmar

Nepal

North Korea

Pakistan

Russia

Saudi Arabia Rare/Accidental

South Korea

Tajikistan Breeding

Turkey

Turkmenistan Breeding   

USA Rare/Accidental

Sub-species

Gallinago solitaria
Gallinago solitaria japonica:
R
icher red and less white above,  unknown breeding location, but it winters in Japan.
Gallinago solitaria solitaria Wide spread in the range

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