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Gallinago delicata
Gallinago delicata
Wilson's Snipe
Photographer: Gerald and Buff Corsi
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 6666 6666 0813 0008 (2013-08-06)

Copyright © 2013 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  Dec 16, 2011
  • latitude 39.32127   longitude -121.83309   max error distance 3371 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • location   Gray Lodge Wildlife Area near Gridley (Butte County, California, US)
  • notes   Wilson's Snipe (Gallinago delicata) is a small, stocky shorebird. This species was formerly considered to be a subspecies of the Common Snipe, G. gallinago. Wilson's Snipe differs from the latter species in having a narrower white edge to the wings, and eight pairs of tail feathers instead of seven.
  • CalAcademy slide #   Wilson's Snipe 111216 _7005516
  • photo category: Animal - Bird
  • original filename: Wilson's Snipe 111216 _7005516.jpg

  • common names   Wilson's Snipe (photographer)
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