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Common Snipe
Gallinago gallinago (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Scolopacidae
Genus:
  Gallinago

Scientific:
  Gallinago gallinago

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.147

Protonym:
  Scolopax Gallinago

Avibase ID:
  9151E0BA75761647

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176700

Geographic range:

  • Gallinago gallinago gallinago: N Palearctic and Aleutians; winters to Africa, India, Indonesia
  • Gallinago gallinago faeroeensis: Iceland, Faeroe, Orkney and Shetland is.; winters in British Is.
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Common Snipe
Czech:
  bekasina otavní
German:
  Bekassine
Danish:
  Dobbeltbekkasin
Spanish:
  Agachadiza común
Finnish:
  taivaanvuohi
French:
  Bécassine des marais
Icelandic:
  Hrossagaukur
Italian:
  Beccaccino
Japanese:
  tashigi
Japanese:
  タシギ
Dutch:
  Watersnip
Norwegian:
  Enkeltbekkasin
Polish:
  kszyk
Portuguese:
  Narceja-comum
Portuguese (Brazil):
  narceja
Russian:
  Бекас
Slovak:
  močiarnica mekotavá
Swedish:
  enkelbeckasin
Chinese:
  扇尾沙锥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
   European Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
   European Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
   European Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
   European Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
   European Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
   European Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
   European Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
   European Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
   European Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
   European Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
   European Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
   European Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
   European Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
   European Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
   European Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
   European Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
   European Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
   European Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
   European Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
   European Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
   European Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
   European Snipe ( Capella gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
   European Snipe ( Capella gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Bécassine des marais ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Capella gallinago [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Capella gallinago [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Capella gallinago [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Gallinago gallinago [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Gallinago [gallinago or delicata] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Arabic: الجهلول العادي(الشنقب), الشنقب, الشنقب رهيز, لشّنقب العادي
Asturian: Gacha
Azerbaijani: Bekas, Qıjıç
Belarusian: Бакас
Bulgarian: Средна бекасина
Bengali: পাতি চ্যাগা
Breton: Ar gioc'h lann, Gioc'h
Catalan: Becadell comú, Bequet, Cegall
Catalan (Balears): Cegall
Valencian: Bequet
Czech: Bekasina otavní, Bekasína otavní
Welsh: Dafad y gors, Gafr y gors, Gïach, Gîach gyffredin, Gïach gyffredin, Gîach myniar, Ysniden, Ysniten
Danish: Dobbeltbekkasin
German: Bekassine, Bekassine-gallinago
Greek: (Κοινό) Μπεκατσίνι, Μπεκατσίνι, Πικατσόνι
Greek (Cypriot): Πικατσόνι
Emiliano-romagnolo: Cavartén
English: Common Snipe, Eurasian Snipe, European Snipe, Fantail Snipe, Palearctic Common Snipe, Snipe
English (Kenya): Common Snipe
Esperanto: galinago
Spanish: Agachadiza Comun, Agachadiza Común, Becacina común, Becardón
Spanish (Argentine): Becasina Común
Spanish (Costa Rica): Becacina común
Spanish (Cuba): Becasina
Spanish (Spain): Agachadiza Común
Spanish (Mexico): agachona común
Spanish (Nicaragua): Agachadiza Común
Estonian: Taevasikk, Tikutaja, Tikutaja e. taevasikk
Basque: Becadell comú, Istingor, Istingor arrunta
Persian: پاشلک معمولی
Finnish: heinäkurppa, Taivaanvuohi
Faroese: Døggreyv, Mýrisnípa
French: Bécassine des marais
French (Haiti): Bécassine des marais
Frisian: Waarlamke
Irish: Meath gabhar, Mionnán aeir, Naosach, Naoscach
Gaelic: Budagochd, Croman Loin, Gabhar-Adeir, Naosg
Galician: Becacina, Becadell comú
Manx: Coa r Heddagh, Coa y r Heddagh, Coar heddagh, Coayr Heddagh
Hebrew: חרטומית ביצות, חרטומית בצות
Croatian: Šljuka Kokošica
Hungarian: Sárszalonka
Armenian: [Morakttsar ], Մորակտցար
Indonesian: Berkik Ekor-kipas, Burung Berkik Ekor-kipas
Icelandic: Hrossagaukur
Italian: Beccaccino
Japanese: Tashigi, Ta-shigi
Japanese: タシギ
Japanese (Kanji): 田鴫, 田鷸
Georgian: ჩიბუხა
Khakas: Таарғай
Kazakh: Тауқұдірет
Kazakh (Transliteration): tawqudiret
Korean: 깍도요, 꺅도요
Korean (Transliteration): kkyak-doyo
Cornish: Kyogh
Latin: Capella gallinago, Gallinago gallinago, Gallinago gallinago gallinago
Luxembourgish: Bekassinn
Lithuanian: Čekutis, Paprastasis perkūno oželis, Perkuno oželis, Perkūno oželis, Perkūno žirgelis, Velnio oželis
Latvian: Bekass, Dievāzītis, Ķikāns, Ķiku kaza, Mērkaziņa, Pērkonkaza, Pikaza, Piku kaza
Macedonian: Барска) шлука, Мочуришна (Ритска
Malayalam: വിശറിവാലന്‍  ചുണ്ടന്‍കാട
Mongolian: Шөвгөн хараалж
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠰᠢᠪᠦᠭᠡᠨ ᠬᠠᠷᠠᠭᠠᠯᠵᠢ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Дэвүүрт хараалж, Дэвүүрт цууцаль
Mongolian (Transliteration): devüürt kharaalj, devüürt tsuutsal', shövgöŋ kharaalj
Malay: Berkek Ekor Kapas, Burung Berkek Ekor Kapas
Maltese: Bekkaċċ
Dutch: Watersnip
Norwegian: Enkeltbekkasin, Mekregauk
Polish: (bekas) kszyk, Bekas, bekas kszyk, kszyk, kszyk (bekas)
Pinyin: shàn-wěi shā-zhuī, shàn-wěi yù, shuǐ-zhā, tián-yù
Portuguese: narceja, Narceja-comum
Portuguese (Brazil): narceja
Portuguese (Portugal): Narceja
Romansh: becassina da pali, Becassina da palì
Romanian: Becațină comună
Russian: Бекас, Бекас обыкновенный, Обыкновенный бекас
Scots: An meannan-adhair, Budagochd, Croman loin, Gabhar-adheir, Naosg
Northern Sami: Meahkástat
Slovak: Močiarnica mekotavá
Slovenian: kozica, kozice
Albanian: Shapka e ujit, Shapkë uji
Serbian: Barska šljuka, bekasina, Барска бекасина, Барска шлјука, Барска шљука, Бекасина
Swedish: Enkelbeckasin
Swahili: Sululu
Tamil: Visirivaal Ullan
Thai: นกปากซ่อมหางพัด, นกปากส้อมหางพัด
Thai (Transliteration): nók pàak-sô(a)am hăaŋ-pʰát, nók pàak-sôa(a)m hăaŋ-pʰát
Turkish: Bataklık çulluğu, Bekasin, Su çulluğu, Su Çulluşu, Suçulluğu, Тауқұдірет
Tuvinian: Баалаар-дылбый, дыспый, Хураган дэг эдер дылбый
Ukrainian: Баранець звичайний , Бекас
Vietnamese: Chim Rẽ giun, Chim Rẽ giun thường, Dẽ giun, Dẽ giun thường, Rẽ giun
Chinese: [shan-wei sha-zhui], [tian-yu], 扇尾沙錐, 扇尾沙锥, 扇尾鹬, 田鷸
Chinese (Traditional): 扇尾沙錐, 扇尾鷸
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 田鷸
Chinese (Taiwan): [tian-yu], 田鷸, 田鹬

 

         

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