Scientific Name: Gallinago stenura Common Name: Pintail Snipe
Identifying Features: short greenish-grey legs, long straight dark bill, brown body from top, white belly with streaks
- It is the most common migrant snipe in southern India, Sri Lanka and much of Southeast Asia.
- They nest in a well-hidden location on the ground. They mainly eat insects and earthworms, but also some plant material.
This image was clicked by Imran Shah – via Flickr.
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