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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
 Eggs, laid in a scrape.  Incubation by both parents Clutch
Arthropods, worms, beetles, larvae & crustaceans. Food  
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



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