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African Snipe

Gallinago nigripennis Bonaparte, 1839

The African Snipe (Gallinago nigripennis) also known as the Ethiopian Snipe, is a small stocky wader. It breeds in eastern and southern Africa in wet mountain moorland and swamps at altitudes of 1,700–4,000 m (5,600–13,000 ft). When not breeding it disperses widely, including into coastal lowlands. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Scolopacidae
Genus:
  Gallinago

Scientific:
  Gallinago nigripennis

Citation:
  Bonaparte, 1839

Reference:
  Iconogr.FaunaItal. fasc.25 p.4 textpl.43

Protonym:
  Gallinago nigripennis

Avibase ID:
  831FC1471D5DB817

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/831FC147

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176707

Geographic range:

  • Gallinago nigripennis nigripennis: S Mozambique and South Africa
  • Gallinago nigripennis aequatorialis: Ethiopia to eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, Malawi and Mozambique
  • Gallinago nigripennis angolensis: Angola and Namibia to Zambia and w Zimbabwe
English:
African Snipe
Czech:
bekasina africká
German:
Afrikanische Bekassine
Danish:
Afrikansk Bekkasin
Spanish:
Agachadiza Africana
Finnish:
afrikankurppa
French:
Bécassine africaine
Italian:
Beccaccino africano
Japanese:
afurikajishigi
Japanese:
アフリカジシギ
Dutch:
Afrikaanse Snip
Norwegian:
Afrikabekkasin
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Afrikabekkasin
Polish:
bekas afrykanski
Portuguese:
Narceja africana
Russian:
Африканский бекас
Slovak:
močiarnica okatá
Swedish:
afrikansk beckasin
Ukrainian:
Баранець африканський
Chinese:
非洲沙锥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
African Snipe ( Gallinago nigripennis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
African Snipe ( Gallinago nigripennis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
African Snipe ( Gallinago nigripennis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
African Snipe ( Gallinago nigripennis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
African Snipe ( Gallinago nigripennis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
African Snipe ( Gallinago nigripennis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
African Snipe ( Gallinago nigripennis) [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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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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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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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
African Snipe ( Gallinago nigripennis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
African Snipe ( Gallinago nigripennis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Bécassine africaine ( Gallinago nigripennis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Bécassine africaine ( Gallinago nigripennis) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
African Snipe ( Capella nigripennis) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
African Snipe ( Gallinago nigripennis) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
African Snipe ( Gallinago nigripennis) [version 1]
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. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 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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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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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 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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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 and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
African Snipe ( Gallinago nigripennis) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
African Snipe ( Gallinago nigripennis) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Capella nigripennis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Capella nigripennis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Capella nigripennis [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
African Snipe ( Gallinago nigripennis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
African Snipe ( Gallinago nigripennis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
African Snipe ( Gallinago nigripennis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Gallinago nigripennis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Gallinago nigripennis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Afrikaanse Snip
Catalan: Becadell africà
Czech: Bekasina africká
Danish: Afrikansk Bekkasin
German: Afrika-Bekassine, Afrikanische Bekassine, AfrikanischeBekassine
English: African Snipe, Ethiopian Snipe
English (IOC): African Snipe
English (Kenya): African Snipe
Spanish: Agachadiza Africana
Spanish (Spain): Agachadiza Africana
Spanish (HBW): African Snipe
Estonian: aafrika tikutaja
Finnish: Afrikankurppa
French: Bécassine africaine
Hungarian: afrikai sárszalonka
Italian: Beccaccino africano, Beccacino africano
Japanese: afurikajishigi
Japanese: アフリカジシギ
Kwangali: Nkoko
Scientific: Capella nigripennis, Gallinago nigripennis, Gallinago nigripennis nigripennis
Lithuanian: Afrikinis perkūno oželis
Dutch: Afrikaanse Snip
Norwegian Nynorsk: Afrikabekkasin
Norwegian: Afrikabekkasin
Polish: bekas afrykanski, bekas afrykański
Portuguese: Narceja africana, Narceja-africana
Russian: Африканский бекас
Slovak: Močiarnica okatá
Serbian: Afrička barska šljuka
Sotho, Southern: Koe-koe-lemao
Swedish: Afrikansk beckasin
Swahili: Sululu wa Afrika
Ukrainian: Баранець африканський
Xhosa: Umnquduluthi
Chinese: 非洲沙锥
Chinese (Traditional): 黑翅沙錐
Zulu: uNununde

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