Madagascar Snipe (Gallinago macrodactyla) - HBW 3, p. 495
French: Bécassine malgache
Spanish: Agachadiza Malgache
Other common names: Malagasy/Madagascan Snipe
Taxonomy: Gallinago macrodactyla Bonaparte, 1839, Madagascar.
Genus formerly named Capella, as this name erroneously considered to pre-date Gallinago (see page 446). Has been treated as conspecific with G. gallinago and G. nobilis, and might form part of G. gallinago superspecies. Monotypic.
Distribution: Madagascar, mainly in C & E.
- Near Threatened Enlarge map
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