The Greater painted-snipe – Rostratula benghalensis, is a medium sized species of Type – Wader of the family Rostratulidae. and the Order Charadriiformes. 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.
Type - wader - ground nest hidden amongst tall grass or reeds at the waters edge, Resident Habitat - Typically found near reed beds in swamps, marshes and other wetlands, 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