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

Scientific:
  Gallinago delicata

Citation:
  (Ord, 1825)

Reference:
  Am.Orn.[reprintOrd] 9 p.218

Protonym:
  Scolopax delicata

Avibase ID:
  F5C8516D3B9C7686

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/F5C8516D

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 726048

Geographic range:

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

English:
  Wilson's Snipe
German:
  Wilsonbekassine
Danish:
  Amerikansk Bekkasin
Spanish:
  Agachadiza de Wilson
Finnish:
  amerikantaivaanvuohi
French:
  Bécassine de Wilson
Icelandic:
  Flóasnípa
Italian:
  Beccaccino nordamericano
Japanese:
  amerikatashigi
Japanese:
  アメリカタシギ
Dutch:
  Amerikaanse Watersnip
Norwegian:
  Indianerbekkasin
Polish:
  bekas amerykanski
Portuguese:
  Narceja-americana
Russian:
  Американский бекас
Slovak:
  močiarnica krátkokrídla
Swedish:
  wilsonbeckasin
Chinese:
  美洲沙锥


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. 23rd 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)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
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) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
    Gallinago gallinago delicata [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
    Gallinago gallinago delicata [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
    Gallinago gallinago delicata [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
    Gallinago gallinago delicata [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
    Gallinago gallinago delicata [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
    Gallinago gallinago delicata [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
    Gallinago gallinago delicata [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
    Gallinago gallinago delicata [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
    Gallinago gallinago delicata [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
    Gallinago gallinago delicata [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
    Gallinago gallinago delicata [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
    Gallinago gallinago delicata [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
    Gallinago gallinago delicata [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
    Gallinago gallinago delicata [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Capella delicata [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Capella delicata [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Capella delicata [version 1]
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)
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
   Wilson's Snipe ( Gallinago delicata)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Gallinago gallinago delicata [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Gallinago delicata [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

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

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Related taxa

Other related concepts
Other synonyms

Catalan: Becadell de Wilson
Danish: Amerikansk Bekkasin
German: Amerikanische Bekassine, Wilsonbekassine, Wilson-Bekassine
English: common snipe, North American Common Snipe, Wilson's Snipe
Spanish: Agachadiza Americana, Agachadiza de Wilson, agachona común, agachona de Wilson, Agachona Norteamericana, Becasina, Becasina Común, Guineíta, Guineita Grande
Spanish (Colombia): Becasina Común, Caica común
Spanish (Cuba): Becasina
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Guineíta, Guineita Grande, Guineíto
Spanish (Spain): Agachadiza de Wilson
Spanish (Mexico): agachona común, agachona de Wilson, Agachona Norteamericana
Spanish (Panama): Becasina de Wilson
Spanish (Puerto Rico): Becasina
Spanish (Venezuela): Becasina Chillona
Estonian: ameerika tikutaja
Finnish: amerikantaivaanvuohi
French: Bécassine de Wilson, Bécassine des marais
French (Haiti): Bécassine de Wilson
Haitian Creole French: Bekasin janm kout
Hungarian: amerikai sárszalonka
Icelandic: Flóasnípa
Italian: Beccaccino di Wilson, Beccaccino nordamericano
Japanese: amerikatashigi
Japanese: アメリカタシギ
Latin: Capella delicata, Capella gallinago delicata, Gallinago delicata, Gallinago gallinago delicata, Gallinago gallinao delicata, Scolopax delicata
Lithuanian: Amerikinis perkūno oželis
Latvian: Kanādas mērkaziņa
Dutch: Amerikaanse Watersnip
Norwegian: Indianerbekkasin
Polish: bekas amerykanski, bekas amerykański
Portuguese: Narceja-americana, Narceja-de-wilson
Portuguese (Portugal): Narceja-de-wilson
Russian: Американский бекас, Бекас американский
Slovak: močiarnica krátkokrídla
Serbian: Vilsonova šljuka
Swedish: Wilsonbeckasin
Chinese: 美洲沙锥
Chinese (Traditional): 威爾森氏沙錐

 

         

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