Oriental Bird Images

Greater Painted-snipe Rostratula benghalensis   - Male
Greater Painted-snipe
Photographer : © Vijay Kumar Sethi
Location :Mangalajodi Marshes, Odisha, India
Date : 23 January 2018
English synonyms:Common Greater Painted-snipe, Greater Painted Snipe, Painted Snipe, Painted-Snipe
Bird Family :Rostratulidae - Painted-snipes
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Now considered monotypic following the separation of Australian Painted-snipe Rostratula (b.) australis as a separate species.