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Common or Wilson's Snipe
Gallinago [gallinago or delicata] (= 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:
  20CF9548B69643E5

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/20CF9548

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

English:
  Common or Wilson's Snipe
Czech:
  bekasina otavní
German:
  Bekassine
Danish:
  Dobbeltbekkasin
Spanish:
  Agachadiza Común
Finnish:
  taivaanvuohi
French:
  Bécassine des marais ou B. de Wilson
Icelandic:
  Hrossagaukur
Italian:
  Beccaccino comune
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:

American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
   European Snipe ( Capella gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
   European Snipe ( Capella gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
   European Snipe ( Capella gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
   European Snipe ( Capella gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
   European Snipe ( Capella gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
   European Snipe ( Capella gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
   European Snipe ( Capella gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
   European Snipe ( Capella gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
   European Snipe ( Capella gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
   European Snipe ( Capella gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
   European Snipe ( Capella gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
   European Snipe ( Capella gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   Common Snipe ( Capella gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   Common Snipe ( Capella gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   Common Snipe ( Capella gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Common or Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago [gallinago or delicata])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Common or Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago [gallinago or delicata])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Common or Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago [gallinago or delicata])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Common or Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago [gallinago or delicata])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Common or Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago [gallinago or delicata])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Common or Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago [gallinago or delicata])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Common or Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago [gallinago or delicata])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Bécassine des marais ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Common Snipe ( Capella gallinago)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Wilson's/Common Snipe ( Gallinago delicata/gallinago)
eBird version 1.52:
   Wilson's/Common Snipe ( Gallinago delicata/gallinago)
eBird version 1.53:
   Wilson's/Common Snipe ( Gallinago delicata/gallinago)
eBird version 1.54:
   Wilson's/Common Snipe ( Gallinago delicata/gallinago)
eBird version 1.55:
   Wilson's/Common Snipe ( Gallinago delicata/gallinago)
eBird version 2015:
   Wilson's/Common Snipe ( Gallinago delicata/gallinago)
eBird version 2016:
   Wilson's/Common Snipe ( Gallinago delicata/gallinago)
eBird version 2017:
   Common/Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago/delicata)
eBird version 2018:
   Common/Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago/delicata)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago)
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Common Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Gallinago gallinago [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Gallinago [gallinago or paraguaiae]

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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, Sumpfschnepfe
Greek: (Κοινό) Μπεκατσίνι, Μπεκατσίνι
Greek (Cypriot): Πικατσόνι
Emiliano-romagnolo: Cavartén
English: American Snipe, Common or Wilson's Snipe, Common Snipe, Common/Wilson's Snipe, European Common Snipe, European Snipe, Fantail Snipe, Snipe, Wilson's Snipe, Wilson's/Common Snipe
Esperanto: galinago
Spanish: Agachadiza Común, Agachona Común, Agchona Común, Becacina común, Becardón, Guineíta
Spanish (Argentine): Becasina Común
Spanish (Costa Rica): Becacina común
Spanish (Cuba): Becasina
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Guineíta
Spanish (Spain): Agachadiza Común/de Wilson
Spanish (Mexico): Agachona Común, Agchona Común
Spanish (Nicaragua): Agachadiza Común
Estonian: taevasikk, Tikutaja, tikutaja (taevasikk)
Basque: Becadell comú, Istingor, Istingor arrunta
Finnish: heinäkurppa, Taivaanvuohi
Faroese: Døggreyv, Mýrisnípa
French: Bécassine de Wilson, Bécassine de Wilson ou B. des marais, Bécassine des marais, Bécassine des marais ou B. de Wilson, Bécassine ordinaire
Frisian: Waarlamke
Irish: Meath gabhar, Mionnán aeir, Naosach, Naoscach
Gaelic: Budagochd, Croman Loin, Gabhar-Adeir, Naosg
Galician: Becacina, becacina común, Becadell comú
Manx: Coa r Heddagh, Coa y r Heddagh, Coar heddagh, Coayr Heddagh
Hebrew: חרטומית ביצות, חרטומית בצות
Croatian: Šljuka Kokošica
Hungarian: Sárszalonka, Sárszalonka/Amerikai sárszalonka
Armenian: [Morakttsar ], Մորակտցար
Indonesian: Berkik Ekor-kipas, Burung Berkik Ekor-kipas
Icelandic: Hrossagaukur
Italian: Beccaccino, Beccaccino comune
Japanese: amerikatashigi/tashigi, tashigi, Ta-shigi
Japanese: アメリカタシギ/タシギ, 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 or delicata], Gallinago delicata/gallinago, Gallinago gallinago, Gallinago gallinago gallinago, Gallinago gallinago/delicata, Gallinago gallinao, Scolopax Gallinago
Luxembourgish: Bekassinn
Lithuanian: Čekutis, 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: Bekkacc, Bekkaċċ
Dutch: Amerikaanse Watersnip/Watersnip, Watersnip, Watersnip/Amerikaanse Watersnip
Norwegian: Enkeltbekkasin, enkeltbekkasin/indianerbekkasin, Mekregauk
Polish: 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/Narceja-de-wilson
Romansh: Becassina da palì
Romanian: Becațină comună
Russian: Bekas, 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, Barska/Vilsonova šljuka, bekasina, Барска бекасина, Барска шлјука, Барска шљука, Бекасина
Swedish: Enkelbeckasin, enkelbeckasin/wilsonbeckasin
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, 扇尾沙锥/美洲沙锥, 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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