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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There is a special section devoted to rare species including the greater flamingo, common snipe, and red-billed pigeon.
The project will also develop a pilot group action plan for the European lowland grassland waders (Eurasian oystercatcher, northern lapwing, Baltic dunlin, ruff, common snipe, Eurasian curlew, black-tailed godwit and common redshank), taking into account priority needs across their flyway.
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.
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.
Killdeer, spotted sandpiper, American woodcock, and common snipe are shorebird species that typically breed on the refuge, although virtually every species of shorebird that migrates through central New York has been seen here.
It has a continuous bobbing action, with a bolder gold stripe on its back separating it from common snipe.
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.
Previous authors considered the common snipe (Gallinago gallinago) as a breeder, whereas the pintail snipe (Gallinago stenura) was regarded only as a possible breeder near Tiksi and had never been recorded in the delta (Gladkov, 1958, Laboutin et al.
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.