Common Snipe

Scientific Name: Gallinago gallinago
Malay Name: Berkik Ekor Kipas
Chinese Name: 扇尾沙锥

Range:
Breeding Range: (EU) widespread
Nonbreeding Range: s Europe, AF, OR

Taxonomy:
Polytypic. Subspecies are: faeroeensis, gallinago

Local Subspecies: gallinago

Size: 25-27 cm

Similar looking species: Pin-tailed Snipe, Swinhoe’s Snipe

Local Status: Uncommon migrant

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External Links:
Conservation Status: IUCN Red List Page
Photos: Oriental Bird Images
Sound Recordings: xeno-canto Link
Wikipedia Entry: Wikipedia Link