Scientific Name:

Gallinago undulata


Giant Snipe


Giant Snipe Fact File

Distribution: South America: Northern and south-eastern

Conservation Status: Least Concern

Subspecies: Two

G. u. undulata: Colombia, Venezuela, the Guianas, n Brazil

G. u. gigantean: Eastern Bolivia to Paraguay, south-eastern Brazil and north-eastern Argentina

Current conservation efforts





With thanks to the following photographers: Dave Curtis; Lee Dingain

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