- Gallinago megala
- Black, brown, buff and white plumage
Breeds in meadows and forest glades. Can be found in a variety of habitats when not breeding, including marshes, paddy fields, sewage farms. Shallow water and mud is required for feeding.
The diet includes earthworms, molluscs and insects.
- Clements, JF. 2008. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2008. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2023) Swinhoe's Snipe. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 9 December 2023 from https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Swinhoe%27s_Snipe