Gallinago gallinago

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Noun1.Gallinago gallinago - common snipe of Eurasia and AfricaGallinago gallinago - common snipe of Eurasia and Africa  
snipe - Old or New World straight-billed game bird of the sandpiper family; of marshy areas; similar to the woodcocks
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It has historically supported nationally important populations of breeding northern lapwing (Vanellus vanellus), redshank (Tringa totanus) and common snipe (Gallinago gallinago).
The site has been colonised by reed warbler, reed bunting and sedge warbler, blackcap, water rail and common snipe.
We tested for the possibility of a link between asymmetry in feather replacement and hemoglobin concentration of first-year common snipe (Gallinago gallinago) during the partial postjuvenile molt.
Nesters there include mallards, wood ducks and Canada geese, while everything from northern shovelers, blue-winged teal and common snipe stop over during migration.
Pintail, Wigeon and Teal were numerous around Malltraeth Cob Pools and a male Sparrowhawk harassed the Common Snipe roosting amongst the tussocks at the water margins.
It has a continuous bobbing action, with a bolder gold stripe on its back separating it from common snipe.
The width of the white band on the tips of the secondaries of the Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago) and Wilson's Snipe (G.
6 million), lapwings (516,475), the common snipe (586,020) or garganeys (24,454), whose populations should likewise be considered as endangered.
According to Mr Madge, species frequenting the region's wetlands, such as the common snipe and lapwing, will also suffer as hotter, drier summers see a shortage of water.
Non-toxic shot restrictions were removed to allow small game hunters to use lead shot for common snipe (Capella gallinago) in drawndown waterfowl impoundments in Butler Island, Altamaha Waterfowl Management Area, Georgia, after the 1992-93 and 1993-94 waterfowl hunting seasons closed.
The dowitcher, similar to a common snipe with a pinkish front and brown plumage, was first spotted by three locals on Saturday.
Regulations for the taking of common snipe, which for years were included with waterfowl hunting, are now listed with upland game birds under migratory webless species - even though the snipe is not an upland game bird, but a wetlands variety.