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Greater Painted-snipe Rostratula benghalensis   - Pair
Greater Painted-snipe
Photographer : © Srikumar Bose
Location :Baruipur, South 24 Parganas District, West Bengal, India
Date : 26 January 2021
English synonyms:Common Greater Painted-snipe, Greater Painted Snipe, Painted Snipe, Painted-Snipe
Bird Family :Rostratulidae - Painted-snipes
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Male on the right; female on the left.
Taxonomic Notes :Now considered monotypic following the separation of Australian Painted-snipe Rostratula (b.) australis as a distinct species.
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