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Wilson's Snipe (Gallinago delicata) (Ord, 1825)
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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Scolopacidae

Scientific:
  Gallinago delicata
Citation:
  (Ord, 1825)

Protonym:
  Scolopax delicata

Avibase ID:
  F5C8516D3B9C7686

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176589

Geographic range:

  • Gallinago delicata: Aleutian Is. and Alaska to s US; winters to n South America
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Wilson's Snipe
German:
  Amerikanische Bekassine
Danish:
  Amerikansk Bekkasin
Spanish:
  Becasina
Finnish:
  amerikantaivaanvuohi
French:
  Bécassine de Wilson
Italian:
  Beccaccino di Wilson
Dutch:
  Amerikaanse Watersnip
Norwegian:
  Indianerbekkasin
Polish:
  bekas amerykanski
Portuguese:
  Narceja-americana
Russian:
  Американский бекас
Slovak:
  močiarnica krátkokrídla
Swedish:
  Wilsonbeckasin


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Capella delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Capella delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
    Capella gallinago delicata
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
    Capella gallinago delicata
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
    Capella gallinago delicata
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
    Capella gallinago delicata
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
    Capella gallinago delicata
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
    Capella gallinago delicata
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
    Capella gallinago delicata
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
    Capella gallinago delicata
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
    Capella gallinago delicata
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
    Capella gallinago delicata
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
    Capella gallinago delicata
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
    Capella gallinago delicata
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
    Capella gallinago delicata
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
    Capella gallinago delicata
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
Avibase taxonomic concepts:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Bécassine de Wilson ( Gallinago delicata)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
    Gallinago gallinago delicata
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
    Gallinago gallinago delicata
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
    Gallinago gallinago delicata
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
Clements 6th edition:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
eBird version 1.50:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
eBird version 1.52:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
eBird version 1.53:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
eBird version 1.54:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
    Gallinago gallinago delicata
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
    Gallinago gallinago delicata
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
    Gallinago gallinago delicata
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
    Gallinago gallinago delicata
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
    Gallinago gallinago delicata
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
    Gallinago gallinago delicata
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
    Gallinago gallinago delicata
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
    Gallinago gallinago delicata
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
    Gallinago gallinago delicata
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
    Gallinago gallinago delicata
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
    Gallinago gallinago delicata
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
James Lee Peters:
    Capella delicata
James Lee Peters (original):
    Capella delicata
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Capella delicata
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Gallinago gallinago delicata

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes considered a subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms

Danish: Amerikansk Bekkasin
German: Amerikanische Bekassine, Wilson-Bekassine
English: common snipe, North American Common Snipe, Wilson's Snipe
Spanish: Agachadiza Americana, agachona común, agachona de Wilson, Becasina, Becasina Común, Guineíta, Guineita Grande
Spanish (Colombia): Becasina Común
Spanish (Cuba): Becasina
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Guineíta, Guineita Grande, Guineíto
Spanish (Mexico): agachona común, agachona de Wilson
Spanish (Venezuela): Becasina Chillona
Estonian: ameerika tikutaja
Finnish: amerikantaivaanvuohi
French: Bécassine de Wilson, Bécassine des marais
Haitian Creole French: Bekasin janm kout
Hungarian: amerikai sárszalonka
Italian: Beccaccino di Wilson, Beccaccino nordamericano
Latin: Capella delicata, Capella gallinago delicata, Gallinago delicata, Gallinago gallinago delicata, Gallinago gallinao delicata
Dutch: Amerikaanse Watersnip
Norwegian: Indianerbekkasin
Polish: bekas amerykanski, bekas amerykański
Portuguese: Narceja-americana, Narceja-de-wilson
Russian: Американский бекас
Slovak: močiarnica krátkokrídla
Swedish: Wilsonbeckasin

 

         

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