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Latham's (Japanese) Snipe
Gallinago hardwickii
Latham's Snipe

Photo Courtesy of Birdwa Australia
Latham's Snipe

Photo Courtesy of Birdway Australia
Bird Family :"Sandpipers"
Description :Uncommon local species. Length 26cm. Australia's most common Snipe.
Typical Habitat :Wetlands, open wooded swamps.
Distribution :Locally common to Eastern Australia.
Migration :Migratory / non breeding in local area.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes
EPBC :Migratory

      Additional info ..locations seen (4)  ..   observations (1)  ..   habitats seen (1)  ..    
      EPBC = Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act (Commonwealth)

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