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Female with much brown, male much greyer.
 Similar species
Large eye, and in female the uniform brown of head and neck separates from most other snipe-like species.
This is a monotypic species.
It was formerly considered conspecific with Australian Painted-snipe.
Marshes and other vegetated wetlands, both permanent and seasonal.
Looks labored on the wings. Voice is often heard after dark.
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