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Snipe, Imperial
 
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Scientific Name:
Gallinago imperialis
Location(s):
Colombia, Ecuador, Global, Peru, South America Read more
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IUCN
The population is preliminarily estimated to number at least 10,000 individuals, roughly equating to 6,700 mature individuals. This requires confirmation. ...
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Wikipedia
This 29–31 cm long snipe has a stocky body and relatively short legs for a wader. Its adult plumage is dark rufous brown except for the lower belly and undertail, which are white with heavy brown barring. The grey bill is long, straight and fairly robust, and the legs and feet are grey. The sexes are similar. The juvenile plumage is unknown, but in most snipes species, young birds differ from adults only in showing pale fringes on the wing coverts. ...
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