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NOUN   a common snipe | common snipes
бекас {м} [Gallinago gallinago]
common snipe
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Translation for 'common snipe' from English to Russian

common snipe
бекас {м} [Gallinago gallinago]орн.T
Usage Examples English
  • Although not included in this Act, a game licence was required to shoot woodcock and common snipe until 1 August 2007.
  • In winter the flooded fields provide food for large numbers of waterfowl with several thousand northern lapwing, hundreds of common snipe and smaller numbers of golden plover and dunlin regularly present.
  • The wet grasslands hold internationally important numbers of Eurasian wigeon, nationally important numbers of European white-fronted goose, and Britain's largest flock of bean goose, as well as northern lapwing, common redshank and common snipe.
  • Birds found here include many wetland species such as reed and sedge warbler and in winter occasional jack snipe amongst large numbers of common snipe.
  • In the breeding season the nesting species include common crane, black-tailed godwit, garganey and common snipe.
  • Bittern, reed bunting, water rail, common snipe and reed warbler are recorded as visiting this refuge.
  • This all changed in 1956 when the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature ruled that "Gallinago" Brisson 1760 should have priority for the genus with the common snipe as the type species.
  • Winter bird species seen include wigeon, teal, common snipe, jack snipe, goosander, and goldeneye. Water rail are seen more regularly in the winter with numbers going up to four individuals in 2013.
  • The common snipe ("Gallinago gallinago") is a small, stocky wader native to the Old World.
  • In the North Pennines are: 40% of the UK's upland hay meadows; 30% of England's upland heathland and 27% of its blanket bog; 80% of England's black grouse (and also breeding short-eared owl, ring ouzel, common snipe and common redshank); 36% of the AONB designated as Sites of Special Scientific Interest; red squirrels, otters and rare arctic alpine plants; 22,000 pairs of breeding waders and one of England's biggest waterfalls – High Force.
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