Wilson's Snipe

Gallinago delicata

Summary 2

Wilson's snipe (Gallinago delicata) is a small, stocky shorebird. The genus name gallinago is New Latin for a woodcock or snipe from Latin gallina, "hen" and the suffix -ago, "resembling". The specific delicata is Latin for "dainty".

Sources and Credits

  1. (c) Bridget Spencer, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Bridget Spencer
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gallinago_delicata

More Info

iNaturalist.ca Map