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Giant Snipe
Gallinago undulata (Boddaert, 1783)
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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Scolopacidae
Genus:
  Gallinago

Scientific:
  Gallinago undulata

Citation:
  (Boddaert, 1783)

Reference:
  TablePlanchesEnlum. p.54

Protonym:
  Scolopax undulata

Avibase ID:
  CBB7DCF0C18BEF3B

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/CBB7DCF0

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176712

Geographic range:

  • Gallinago undulata undulata: Colombia to Venezuela, the Guianas and adjacent n Brazil
  • Gallinago undulata gigantea: E Bolivia to Paraguay, se Brazil and ne Argentina
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Giant Snipe
Czech:
  bekasina velká
German:
  Riesenbekassine
Danish:
  Kæmpebekkasin
Spanish:
  Agachadiza Gigante
Finnish:
  isokurppa
French:
  Bécassine géante
Italian:
  Beccaccino gigante
Japanese:
  onitashigi
Japanese:
  オニタシギ
Dutch:
  Reuzensnip
Norwegian:
  Kjempebekkasin
Polish:
  bekas wielki
Portuguese:
  Narcejão
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Narcejão
Russian:
  Большой бекас
Slovak:
  močiarnica vlnkovaná
Swedish:
  jättebeckasin
Chinese:
  巨沙锥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Bécassine géante ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Bécassine géante ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Giant Snipe ( Capella undulata) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
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):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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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:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
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:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Capella undulata [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Capella undulata [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Capella undulata [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
   Giant Snipe ( Gallinago undulata) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Gallinago undulata [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Gallinago undulata [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Becadell gegant
Carib: Torió-riô
Czech: Bekasina velká
Danish: Kæmpebekkasin
German: Riesenbekassine
English: Geant snipe, Giant Snipe
English (IOC): Giant Snipe
Spanish: Agachadiza Gigante, Becasina Gigante
Spanish (Argentine): Becasina gigante
Spanish (Colombia): Becasina Gigante, Caica gigante
Spanish (Spain): Agachadiza Gigante
Spanish (HBW): Giant Snipe
Spanish (Peru): Becasina Gigante
Spanish (Paraguay): Becasina gigante
Spanish (Uruguay): Becasina Gigante
Spanish (Venezuela): Becasina Gigante
Estonian: hiidnepp
Finnish: Isokurppa
French: Bécassine géante
Guianese Creole French: Békasin
Guarani: Jakavere guasu, Jakavere-guasu
Hungarian: óriássárszalonka
Italian: Beccaccino gigante, Beccacino gigante
Japanese: onitashigi
Japanese: オニタシギ
Scientific: Capella undulata, Gallinago undulata, Gallinago undulata undulata, Scolopax undulata
Lithuanian: Didysis perkūno oželis
Dutch: Reuzensnip
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kjempebekkasin
Norwegian: Kjempebekkasin
Polish: bekas wielki
Portuguese: água-só, batuirão, Galinhola, narcejao, Narcejão, rapaz, Saia-dela
Portuguese (Brazil): água-só, batuirão, galinhola, narcejao, Narcejão, rapaz, saia-dela
Portuguese (Portugal): Narcejão
Russian: Большой бекас
Slovak: Močiarnica vlnkovaná
Serbian: Velika barska šljuka
Sranan: Grasisnepi
Swedish: Jättebeckasin
Ukrainian: Баранець-велетень
Chinese: 巨沙锥
Chinese (Traditional): 巨沙錐

 

         

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