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Common or Wilson's Snipe

Gallinago [gallinago or delicata] (= Gallinago gallinago) (Linnaeus, C 1758)




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Classification
Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Scolopacidae
Genus:
   Gallinago
Scientific:
  Gallinago gallinago


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, C 1758)

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 10 1 p.147

Protonym:
  Scolopax Gallinago

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/727054


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  20CF9548B69643E5

Avibase ID:
  avibase-20CF9548

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
English:
Common or Wilson's Snipe
Catalan:
Becadell comú/de Wilson
Czech:
bekasina otavní/severoamerická
Danish:
Amerikansk Bekkasin/Dobbeltbekkasin
German:
Bekassine/Wilsonbekassine
Spanish:
Agachadiza Común/de Wilson
Spanish (Spain):
Agachadiza común/de Wilson
French:
Bécassine des marais ou B. de Wilson
Hungarian:
Sárszalonka/Amerikai sárszalonka
Icelandic:
Hrossagaukur/flóasnípa
Japanese (romaji):
amerikatashigi/tashigi
Japanese:
タシギ/アメリカタシギ
Dutch:
Watersnip/Amerikaanse Watersnip
Norwegian:
enkeltbekkasin/indianerbekkasin
Polish:
kszyk/bekas amerykański
Russian:
Бекас/Американский бекас
Slovak:
močiarnica mekotavá/krátkokrídla
Serbian:
Barska šljuka/američka barska šljuka
Swedish:
enkelbeckasin/wilsonbeckasin
Chinese:
扇尾沙锥/美洲沙锥
Chinese (Traditional):
扇尾沙锥/美洲沙锥


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])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Common or Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago [gallinago or delicata])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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)
eBird version 2019:
Common/Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago/delicata)
eBird version 2021:
Common/Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago gallinago/delicata)
eBird version 2022:
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, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
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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Arabic: الجهلول العادي(الشنقب), الشنقب, الشنقب رهيز, لشّنقب العادي
Asturian: Gacha, Gacha común/de Wilson
Azerbaijani: Bekas, Qıjıç
Belarusian: Бакас
Bulgarian: Средна / Американска бекасина, Средна бекасина
Bengali: পাতি চ্যাগা
Breton: Ar gioc'h lann, Gioc'h
Catalan: Becadell comú, Becadell comú/de Wilson, Bequet, Cegall
Catalan (Balears): Cegall
Valencian: Bequet
Czech: Bekasina otavní, Bekasína otavní, bekasina otavní/severoamerická
Welsh: Dafad y gors, Gafr y gors, Gïach, Gîach gyffredin, Gïach gyffredin, Gîach myniar, Ysniden, Ysniten
Danish: Amerikansk Bekkasin/Dobbeltbekkasin, Dobbeltbekkasin
German: Bekassine, Bekassine/Wilsonbekassine, 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
English, HBW: Common/Wilson's Snipe
English (IOC): Wilson's/Common Snipe
English (United States): Common/Wilson's Snipe
Esperanto: galinago
Spanish: Agachadiza Común, Agachadiza Común/de Wilson, 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 (HBW): Common/Wilson's Snipe
Spanish (Mexico): Agachona Común, Agachona Común/Norteamericana, 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, Hrossagaukur/flóasnípa
Italian: Beccaccino, Beccaccino comune
Japanese (romaji): amerikatashigi/tashigi, tashigi, Ta-shigi
Japanese: アメリカタシギ/タシギ, タシギ, タシギ/アメリカタシギ
Japanese (Kanji): 田鴫, 田鷸
Georgian: ჩიბუხა
Khakas: Таарғай
Kazakh: Тауқұдірет
Kazakh (Transliteration): tawqudiret
Korean: 깍도요, 꺅도요
Korean (Transliteration): kkyak-doyo
Cornish: Kyogh
Scientific: 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
Nepali: पानी चाहा
Dutch: Amerikaanse Watersnip/Watersnip, Watersnip, Watersnip/Amerikaanse Watersnip
Norwegian: Enkeltbekkasin, enkeltbekkasin/indianerbekkasin, Mekregauk
Polish: Bekas, bekas kszyk, kszyk, kszyk (bekas), kszyk/bekas amerykański
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, narceja-comum/narceja-de-wilson
Romansh: Becassina da palì
Romanian: Becațină comună
Russian: Bekas, Бекас, Бекас обыкновенный, Бекас/Американский бекас, Обыкновенный бекас
Scots: An meannan-adhair, Budagochd, Croman loin, Gabhar-adheir, Naosg
Northern Sami: Meahkástat
Sinhalese (Transliteration): Podu Kaswatuwa
Slovak: Močiarnica mekotavá, močiarnica mekotavá/krátkokrídla
Slovenian: kozica, kozice
Albanian: Shapka e ujit, Shapkë uji
Serbian: Barska šljuka, Barska šljuka/američka 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, Suçulluğu/Wilson 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, 扇尾沙锥/美洲沙锥, 扇尾鷸
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 田鷸
Chinese (Taiwan): [tian-yu], 田鷸, 田鹬

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