- Gallinago nemoricola
28-32 cm. Buff and black head-stripes, broad buff stripes on blackish mantle and scapulars, buff neck and breast with brown streaking, dense, dark bars on underwing-coverts, greenish legs. Juvenile has whiter fringing on mantle and scapulars and pale buff fringes to median coverts.
Summer - alpine meadows, marshes with scattered low bushes, dwarf scrub in barren, boulder strewn areas; winter - swampy ground in and at the edge of evergreen forest, marshy grassland and scrub.
It builds large nests in trees.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2019. The eBird/Clements Checklist of Birds of the World: v2019. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2023) Wood Snipe. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 1 December 2023 from https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Wood_Snipe