Greater painted-snipe

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The Greater painted-snipe – (Rostratula benghalensis) is a medium sized Wader of the family Rostratulidae. It is resident across Sub-Saharan Africa, S and SE Asia, with a smaller summer breeding range in N China. In the AWB Region there are two outlying resident areas, The Nile delta region, and Palestine/S Jordan area. Elsewhere it is resident in S Mauritania, S Mali, S Niger, S Chad, S Sudan, N Eritrea and NW & SE Somalia.

Order:  Charadriiformes
Family: Rostratulidae
Genus:  Rostratula

Species...Rostratula benghalensis
Greater painted-snipe - Species - ebird.org
Greater painted-snipe - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Greater painted-snipe - Card - oiseaux-birds.com
Greater painted-snipe - Database - avibase
Greater painted-snipe - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

Additional Material...
Greater painted-snipe - Images - google.com
Greater painted-snipe - Video - youtube.com
Greater painted-snipe - Datazone - birdlife.org
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