Scientific Name:

Coenocorypha huegeli


Snares Snipe


Snares Snipe Fact File

Distribution: Endemic to New Zealand, occurs on the Snares Islands and has been trans-located to Putauhinu Island off the south west coast of Stewart Island and Codfish Island/Whenua Hou.

Conservation Status: Near Threatened

Subspecies: None – Monotypic

Current conservation efforts





With thanks to the following photographers: Jake Osborne

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