Die Buntschnepfe,Nycticryphes semicollaris, in Brasilien

  title={Die Buntschnepfe,Nycticryphes semicollaris, in Brasilien},
  author={Helmut Sick},
  journal={Journal f{\"u}r Ornithologie},
  • H. Sick
  • Published 2005
  • Biology
  • Journal für Ornithologie
The Painted Snipe,Nycticryphes semicollaris, which up till now had only once (1891) been located with certainty in Brazil, was found by the author in May 1961 on the Lagoa Feia, State of Rio de Janeiro. Ten specimens were collected five of which were adults in their reproductive period. There does not appear to be any special difference between the sexes as to coloring and size. Immature is succeded by subadult plumage. Two other southern species were found in the same region: the Variegated… 
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