Jack snipe

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The Jack snipe – Lymnocryptes minimus is a small migratory wader of the family Scolopacidae. It has a very wide summer breeding range across northern Eurasia and in winter has an equally extensive winter range from Temperate W Europe to the Tropics in Africa, S and SE Asia. In the AWB Region it winters in Azerbaijan, N Iran, W and Central Turkey, S Iraq, E Saudi Arabia, W UAE and Palestine. In Africa, it winters in NW Morocco, Tunisia, Coastal W and E Libya and N Egypt but the main areas are in the Sahel states across Africa.

Order:  Charadriiformes
Family: Scolopacidae
Genus:  Lymnocryptes

Species...Lymnocryptes minimus
Jack snipe - Species - ebird.org
Jack snipe - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Jack snipe - Birds - wildlifetrusts.org
Jack snipe - Card - oiseaux-birds.com
Jack snipe - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

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

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