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Alternative name: Japanese Snipe
23‚Äď33 cm (9-13 in)
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Breeds in upland open marshy areas. Rice Paddies on passage. Winters in wetlands, margins of muddy lagoons, riverbanks and hides in thick reedbeds.
Their diets consists mostly of earthworms; but they also eat seeds, molluscs, beetles, larvae etc.
Display flights and ‚Äúdrumming‚ÄĚ by the males. The ground nest is concealed in vegetation. The clutch consists of 4 eggs.
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