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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Neville's lack of experience working with women - after a distinguished playing career with Manchester United, Everton and England - was a common snipe from the sidelines.
The disco flourishes on He's Got His Mother's Hips, Diet Gum's twisted spoken-word and the Icelandic poetry incorporated into The Common Snipe show the ongoing evolution of one of music's most fascinating and contrary talents.
There is a special section devoted to rare species including the greater flamingo, common snipe, and red-billed pigeon.
Neil concluded his presentation by talking about the extremes of birds in Qatar, including the country's smallest bird (Plain Leaf Warbler at 9-cm long), its highest flying (Common Crane at 33,000 feet), fastest flying (Peregrine Falcon at 563 km/h) and its bird with the widest field of vision (Common Snipe with nearly 360 degrees).
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.
In North America, the Wilson's Snipe (formerly called common snipe) is our only representative.
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.