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The common snipe (Gallinago gallinago) belongs to the family Scolopacidae under the order Charadriiformes.

Common snipe taxonomy

The family Scolopacidae was first described (as Scolopacea) by Constantine Samuel Rafinesque-Schmaltz (October 22, 1783 – September 18, 1840), a zoologist, botanist, writer and polyglot, in the year 1815.

The family Scolopacidae contains fifteen genera, viz., Actitis, Arenaria, Bartramia, Calidris, Coenocorypha, Gallinago, Limnodromus, Limosa, Lymnocryptes, Numenius, Phalaropus, Prosobonia, Scolopax, Tringa and Xenus.

The genus Gallinago was first described by Mathurin Jacques Brisson (30 April 1723 – 23 June 1806), a French zoologist and natural philosopher, in the year 1760. The genus Gallinago is also known as Capella.

The genus Gallinago contains 17 species. The species Gallinago gallinago was first described by Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), a Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist, in the year 1758.

The species Gallinago gallinago has two subspecies, G. g. faroeensis and G. g. gallinago, classified under it.
Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Gallinago gallinago
Species:G. gallinago
Genus:Gallinago
Subfamily:-
Family:Scolopacidae
Order:Charadriiformes
Class:Aves
Phylum:Chordata
Kingdom:Animalia
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Gallinago gallinago
1.Common snipe - Gallinago gallinago
Photo by Bernard DUPONT

Gallinago gallinago
2.Common snipe - Gallinago gallinago
Photo by Alpsdake

Gallinago gallinago
3.Common snipe - Gallinago gallinago
Photo by Ferran Pestaña

Gallinago gallinago
4.Common snipe - Gallinago gallinago
Photo by Edd's Images

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Gallinago gallinago
5.Common snipe - Gallinago gallinago
Photo by Ferran Pestaña

Gallinago gallinago
6.Common snipe - Gallinago gallinago
Photo by Bernard DUPONT

Gallinago gallinago
7.Common snipe - Gallinago gallinago
Photo by Bernard DUPONT

Gallinago gallinago
8.Common snipe - Gallinago gallinago
Photo by Alpsdake

Gallinago gallinago
9.Common snipe - Gallinago gallinago
by Didier Descouens

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1.Snipe photo source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/berniedup/26144727151/in/photostream/ (cropped)
Author: Bernard DUPONT | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 9/3/17
2.Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Gallinago_gallinago_a1.JPG (cropped)
Author: Alpsdake | License: CC BY-SA 3.0
3.Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/ferranp/1443441337/ (cropped)
Author: Ferran Pestaña | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 9/3/17
4.Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/eddzpics/5918306445/ (cropped)
Author: Edd's Images | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 9/4/17
5.Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/ferranp/1444303706/ (cropped)
Author: Ferran Pestaña | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 9/3/17
6.Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/berniedup/26210895165/in/photostream/ (cropped)
Author: Bernard DUPONT | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 9/3/17
7.Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/berniedup/25608158563/in/photostream/ (cropped)
Author: Bernard DUPONT | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 9/3/17
8.Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gallinago_gallinago_eating.JPG (cropped)
Author: Alpsdake | License: CC BY-SA 3.0
9.Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Gallinago_gallinago_MHNT.jpg (cropped)
Author: Didier Descouens | License: CC BY-SA 3.0
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