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Great Snipe

Gallinago media (Latham, 1787)

The Great Snipe (Gallinago media) is a small stocky wader in the genus Gallinago. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Scolopacidae
Genus:
  Gallinago

Scientific:
  Gallinago media

Citation:
  (Latham, 1787)

Reference:
  Gen.Syn.BirdsSuppl. p.292

Protonym:
  Scolopax Media

Avibase ID:
  BCCD5840C7A6D538

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/BCCD5840

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176704


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Gallinago media: Breeds n Palearctic region; winters in sub-Saharan Africa
English:
Great Snipe
Czech:
bekasina větší
German:
Doppelschnepfe
Danish:
Tredækker
Spanish:
Agachadiza Real
Finnish:
heinäkurppa
French:
Bécassine double
Icelandic:
Heiðasnípa
Italian:
Croccolone
Japanese:
yo-roppajishigi
Japanese:
ヨーロッパジシギ
Dutch:
Poelsnip
Norwegian:
Dobbeltbekkasin
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Dobbeltbekkasin
Polish:
dubelt
Portuguese:
Narceja-real
Russian:
Дупель
Slovak:
močiarnica tichá
Swedish:
dubbelbeckasin
Ukrainian:
Баранець великий
Chinese:
斑腹沙锥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
Greater Snipe ( Gallinago major)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
Greater Snipe ( Gallinago major)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
Greater Snipe ( Gallinago major)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
Greater Snipe ( Gallinago major)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
Greater Snipe ( Gallinago major)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
Greater Snipe ( Gallinago media)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
Great Snipe ( Capella media)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
Great Snipe ( Capella media)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
Great Snipe ( Capella media)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
Great Snipe ( Capella media)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
Great Snipe ( Capella media)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
Great Snipe ( Capella media)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
Great Snipe ( Capella media)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
Great Snipe ( Capella media)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
Great Snipe ( Capella media)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
Great Snipe ( Capella media)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
Great Snipe ( Capella media)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
Great Snipe ( Capella media)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
Great Snipe ( Capella media)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
Great Snipe ( Capella media)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Bécassine double ( Gallinago media)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Bécassine double ( Gallinago media)
Clements 1st edition:
Great Snipe ( Capella media)
Clements 3rd edition:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Clements 4th edition:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Clements 6th edition:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Clements, version 2015:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Clements, version 2016:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Clements, version 2017:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Clements, version 2018:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Clements, version 2019:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
eBird version 1.50:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
eBird version 1.52:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
eBird version 1.53:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
eBird version 1.54:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
eBird version 1.55:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
eBird version 2015:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
eBird version 2016:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
eBird version 2017:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
eBird version 2018:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
eBird version 2019:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
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:
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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 3.3:
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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:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Oriental Bird Club:
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
James Lee Peters:
Capella media
James Lee Peters (original):
Capella media
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Capella media
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Great Snipe ( Gallinago media)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Gallinago media
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Gallinago media

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Dubbelsnip
Arabic: الشنقب الكبير, الشنقب الكبير رهيز
Asturian: Gacha Rial
Azerbaijani: Tənbəl bekas
Belarusian: Дубальт
Bulgarian: Голяма бекасина
Breton: Ar gioc'h lost gwenn
Catalan: Becadell gros, Becadell reial, Cegall reial
Catalan (Balears): Cegall reial
Montenegrin: livadska bekasina
Czech: Bekasina vetší, Bekasina větší, Bekasína větší, bekasina vìtší
Welsh: Ciach fawr, Gïach fawr
Danish: Tredækker
German: Doppelschnepfe
Greek: Διπλομπεκάτσινο, Διπλοπικάτσονο
Greek (Cypriot): Διπλοπικάτσονο
English: Double Snipe, Great Snipe, Greater Snipe
English (IOC): Great Snipe
English (Kenya): Great Snipe
Esperanto: granda galinago
Spanish: Agachadiza Real
Spanish (Spain): Agachadiza Real
Spanish (HBW): Agachadiza real
Estonian: Rohunepp
Basque: Becadell gros, Istingor handi, Istingor handia
Persian: پاشلک بزرگ
Finnish: Heinäkurppa
Faroese: Trírondut snípa
French: Bécassine double
Irish: Naoscach Mhór
Galician: Becacina real, Becadell gros
Manx: Coar heddagh vooar
Hebrew: חרטומית בינונית
Croatian: Šljuka Livadarka
Hungarian: Nagy sárszalonka
Armenian: [Krknakttsar ], Կրկնակտցար
Icelandic: Heiðasnípa
Italian: Croccolone
Japanese: yoaroppajishigi, Yooroppaji-shigi, yo-roppajishigi
Japanese: ヨアロッパジシギ, ヨーロッパジシギ
Georgian: გოჭა, დიდი ჩიბუხა
Kazakh: Мањқы
Scientific: Capella media, Gallinago major, Gallinago media, Scolopax Media
Luxembourgish: Duebel Bekassinn
Lithuanian: Dubeltas, paprastasis stulgys, Stulgys
Latvian: (ķikuts), Ķikuts
Macedonian: Голема бекасина, Шлука ливадарка
Mongolian: Оноот хараалж
Moldavian: Becațină mare
Maltese: Bekkacc ta' Mejju, Bekkaċċ ta' Mejju
Dutch: Poelsnip
Norwegian Nynorsk: Dobbeltbekkasin
Norwegian: Dobbeltbekkasin
Polish: (bekas) dubelt, bekas dubelt, Bubelt, dubelt
Portuguese: narceja real, Narceja-real
Portuguese (Portugal): Narceja-real
Romansh: becassina dubla, Becassina media
Romanian: Becațină mare
Russian: Dupel, Дупель, Дупель обыкновенный
Sindhi: دبٙچټ ث ٿٍِ
Northern Sami: Stuorrameahkástat
Slovak: Močiarnica lúčna, Močiarnica tichá
Slovenian: coketa, čoketa
Albanian: Shapka e madhe e ujit
Serbian: Šljuka livadarka, Шлјука ливадарка, Шљука ливадарка
Swedish: Dubbelbeckasin
Swahili: Sululu Mkubwa
Turkish: Büyük Bataklık çulluğu, Büyük su çulluğu, Büyük Su Çulluşu, Büyük Suçulluğu
Tuvinian: Дылбый
Ukrainian: Баранець великий , Дупель
Chinese: 斑腹沙锥
Chinese (Traditional): 大沙錐

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