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Eurasian Woodcock
Scolopax rusticola Linnaeus, 1758
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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Scolopacidae
Genus:
  Scolopax

Scientific:
  Scolopax rusticola

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.146

Protonym:
  Scolopax Rusticola

Avibase ID:
  BFE14290EA4326FA

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176578

Geographic range:

  • Scolopax rusticola: Locally in moist woodlands and bogs of Eurasia
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Eurasian Woodcock
Czech:
  sluka lesní
German:
  Waldschnepfe
Danish:
  Skovsneppe
Spanish:
  Chocha Perdiz
Finnish:
  lehtokurppa
French:
  Bécasse des bois
Icelandic:
  Skógarsnípa
Italian:
  Beccaccia
Japanese:
  yamashigi
Japanese:
  ヤマシギ
Dutch:
  Houtsnip
Norwegian:
  Rugde
Polish:
  słonka
Portuguese:
  Galinhola
Russian:
  Вальдшнеп
Slovak:
  sluka hôrna
Swedish:
  Morkulla
Chinese:
  丘鹬


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Eurasian Woodcock ( Scolopax rusticola)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Eurasian Woodcock ( Scolopax rusticola)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Eurasian Woodcock ( Scolopax rusticola)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Eurasian Woodcock ( Scolopax rusticola)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Eurasian Woodcock ( Scolopax rusticola)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Eurasian Woodcock ( Scolopax rusticola)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Eurasian Woodcock ( Scolopax rusticola) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
   Eurasian Woodcock ( Scolopax rusticola)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   Woodcock ( Scolopax rusticola)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Bécasse des bois ( Scolopax rusticola) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Bécasse des bois ( Scolopax rusticola) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Eurasian Woodcock ( Scolopax rusticola) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2015:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.02:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Eurasian Woodcock ( Scolopax rusticola) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
   Eurasian Woodcock ( Scolopax rusticola) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Scolopax rusticola rusticola [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Scolopax rusticola rusticola [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Eurasian Woodcock ( Scolopax rusticola) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Eurasian Woodcock ( Scolopax rusticola) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Eurasian Woodcock ( Scolopax rusticola) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Scolopax rusticola [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Scolopax rusticola [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Scolopax [rusticola or mira] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Arabic: دجاجة الأرض, دجاجة الأرض دجاجة ماء
Asturian: Arcea
Azerbaijani: Meşə cüllütü
Belarusian: Слонка
Bulgarian: Горски бекас
Bengali: ইউরেশীয় মুরগিচ্যাগা
Breton: Ar c'hefeleg koad, C'hefeleg, Kefeleg
Catalan: Becada, Becada eurasiàtica, Bequeruda grossa, Cega
Catalan (Balears): Cega
Valencian: Bequeruda grossa
Czech: Sluka lesní
Welsh: Cyffylog
Danish: Skovsneppe
German: Waldschnepfe
Greek: (Ευρασιατική) Μπεκάτσα, Μπεκάτσα
Greek (Cypriot): Μπεκάτσα
English: Eurasian Woodcock, European Woodcock, Woodcock
Esperanto: skolopo
Spanish: Agachadiza Perdiz, Becada, Chocha Perdiz
Estonian: Metskurvits
Basque: Becada, Oilagor, Oilagorra
Finnish: Lehtokurppa
Faroese: Vendisnípa
French: Bécasse des bois, Bécassine des bois
Irish: Creabhar
Gaelic: Coileach Coille, Crom nar Anileag, Croman coillteach
Galician: Arcea, Becada
Manx: Kiark-rhennee, Ushag Rennee, Ushag rhennee
Hebrew: חרטומן, חרטומן היערות, חרטומן יערות
Croatian: Šljuka bena, Šumska šljuka
Hungarian: Erdei szalonka
Armenian: [Antarakttsar ], Անտառակտցար
Icelandic: Skógarsnípa
Italian: Beccaccia, Beccaccia eurasiatica
Japanese: Boto shigi, yama shigi, yamashigi, Yama-shigi
Japanese: ボトシギ, ヤマシギ
Japanese (Kanji): ぼと鴫, ぼと鷸, 山鴫, 山鷸
Georgian: ვალდშნეპი, ტყის ქათამი
Khakas: Хорымчых
Kazakh: Жылқышы
Kazakh (Transliteration): jılqışı
Korean: 멧도요
Korean (Transliteration): me-t-doyo
Cornish: Kevelek
Latin: Scolopax rusticola, Scolopax rusticola rusticola
Luxembourgish: Bëschschnepp
Lithuanian: Eurazinė slanka, Slanka
Latvian: Sloka
Macedonian: Шумска шлука
Mongolian: Буурал хомноот, Ойн һараалжан, Ойн сараалж, Хомноот
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠪᠣᠭᠣᠷᠣᠯ ᠬᠣᠮᠨᠣᠭᠠᠲᠣ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠣᠢ ᠵᠢᠨ ᠰᠠᠷᠠᠯᠵᠢ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Зараг
Mongolian (Transliteration): buural khomnoot, khomnoot, oin haraaljan, oin сaraalj, zarag
Malay: Berkek Besar, Burung Berkek Besar, Burung Berkek Malam, Burung Berkek Urasia
Maltese: Gallina
Dutch: Houtsnip
Norwegian: Rugde
Polish: slonka, Słonka, słonka (zwyczajna), Słonka zwyczajna, Szlamiec dlugodzioby, Szlamiec długodzioby
Pinyin: dà shuǐ-zhá, qiū-yù, shān-yù
Portuguese: Galinhola
Romansh: Becassa
Romanian: Sitar de pădure, Sitarul, Sitarul de padure
Russian: Valdshnep, Вальдшнеп
Sardinian: Pizzulongu, Pudda de mudeyu
Scots: Coileach coille, Creòthar, Crom nar anileag, Croman coillteach, Cromnanduileag
Northern Sami: Rohtocoavzzu
Slovak: Sluka hôrna, Sluka lesná
Slovenian: sloka
Albanian: Shapka, Shapkë
Serbian: šumska šljuka, Шумска шлјука, Шумска шљука
Swedish: Morkulla
Tamil: Malai Mookkan
Thai: นกปากซ่อมดง, นกปากส้อมดง
Thai (Transliteration): nók pàak-sô(a)am doŋ, nók pàak-sôa(a)m doŋ
Turkish: Çulluk, Жылқышы
Tuvinian: Аърганың улуг дылбыйы
Ukrainian: Вальдшнеп, Слуква
Vietnamese: Chim Nhát bà, Chim Rẽ gà, Dẽ gà, Nhát bà, Rẽ gà
Chinese: [qiu-yu], [shan-yu], 丘 鹬, 丘鷸, 丘鹬, 山鷸
Chinese (Traditional): 丘鷸
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 山鷸
Chinese (Taiwan): [shan-yu], 山鷸, 山鹬

 

         

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