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Greater Painted-snipe Rostratula benghalensis   - Pair
Greater Painted-snipe
Photographer : © Atul Dhamankar
Location :Tadoba National Park, Chandrapur District, Maharashtra, India
Date : 28 April 2019
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 left; female on the right.
Taxonomic Notes :Now considered monotypic following the separation of Australian Painted-snipe Rostratula (b.) australis as a distinct species.
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