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Greater Painted-snipe Rostratula benghalensis   - Male and female
Greater Painted-snipe
Photographer : © Abhilash A K
Location :Seeranaickenpalayam, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Date : Early April 2013
English synonyms:Common Greater Painted-snipe, Greater Painted Snipe, Painted Snipe, Painted-Snipe
Bird Family :Rostratulidae - Painted-snipes
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Female on left and male on right. This is a digitally combined picture of two different shots, done so for easy view-ability and camparison. Female and male shot on 7 April 2013 and 10 April 2013 respectively. - AAK