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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Gallinago nemoricola Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Scolopacidae Family
28 - 32 cm (Wingspan ) Length
High Altitude grassland & wetlands, marshes, bogs. Between 2,100 (3,000 - 5,000 m,) Range follow link Habitat
Altitude
Range
 Eggs, laid in a scrape.  Incubation by both parents Clutch
Arthropods, worms, beetles, larvae & crustaceans. Food  
  Habits
2971 - TSN: 176706 - Sub-species World Number
Vulnerable Status

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Wood Snipe Frank Lambert above Wolong at the Balong Shan Pass China XC68350 song

 

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AKA:- Czech: Bekasina himálajská
Danish: Skovbekkasin
German: Nepalbekassine
English: Himalayan Snipe, Wood Snipe
Spanish: Agachadiza del Himalaya
Estonian: himaalaja nepp
Finnish: Himalajankurppa
French: Bécassine des bois
Italian: Beccaccino boschereccio, Beccacino dei boschi
Japanese: morijishigi
Japanese: モリジシギ
Latin: Capella nemoricola, Gallinago nemoricola
Lithuanian: Miékinis oželis
Dutch: Bossnip
Norwegian: Himalayabekkasin
Polish: bekas himalajski
Russian: Малайский дупель
Slovak: mociarnica horská, močiarnica horská
Swedish: Skogsbeckasin
Thai: นกปากซ่อมพง
Vietnamese: Rẽ giun lớn
Chinese: 林沙锥

Range:-

Bangladesh

Bhutan Breeding

China Breeding

 Qinghai

 Sichuan

 Tibet

 Yunnan

India Breeding

 Central highlands

 Eastern Himalayas

 Gangetic plain

 Northeast

 Southeast

 Southwest

 Uttar Pradesh

 Western Himalayas

Laos

Malaysia

Myanmar

Nepal

Pakistan

Singapore

Sri Lanka

Thailand

Vietnam

Sub-species

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