Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Charadriiformes > Family: Scolopacidae > Genus: Gallinago > Species: Gallinago media

Great Snipe - Gallinago media (Latham, 1787)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 4 other international agreements
Breeding habitats
  • wetlands
Natura 2000 species code A154

Distribution

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Vulnerable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Endangered
Extinct
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

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CY6000002 Cyprus ALYKES LARNAKAS Map
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DE3339402 Germany Niederung der Unteren Havel Map
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Legal status

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Directive 2009/147/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 30 November 2009, on the conservation of wild birds (EU Birds Directive) http://ec.europa.eu/environm...rective/index_en.htm
Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/cul.../bern/default_en.asp
https://wcd.coe.int/ViewDoc....ckColorLogged=FDC864

Resolution No. 6 (1998) of the Bern Convention lists the species requiring specific habitat conservation measures [and the designation of Areas of Special Conservation Interest (ASCIs) forming for the Emerald network]
Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals. (Bonn Convention) (Migratory species of Scolopacidae) http://www.cms.int/
Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds. Convention on Migratory Species of Wild Animals. (AEWA) http://www.migratoryspecies....ent/about-cms-family

http://www.unep-aewa.org/en/legalinstrument/aewa

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Agachadiza Real Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Bécassine double French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Croccolone Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Dobbeltbekkasin Norwegian Direktoratet for Naturforvaltning
Doppelschnepfe German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Dubbelbeckasin Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Dubelt Polish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Great Snipe English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Heinäkurppa Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Kikuts Latvian Latvian NRC
Nagy sárszalonka Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Narceja-real Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Poelsnip Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Tredækker Danish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
No synonyms available.

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EBCC Atlas of breeding birds European Bird Census Council's Atlas of Breeding Birds
EURing code:05200 European bird-ringing
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

Population distribution from "Birds in Europe" editions 1 and 2

These publications present a thorough and detailed review of the conservation status of European birds. Based on detailed breeding and wintering population data collected in each country, the report provides a review of the population sizes and trends of Species of European Conservation Concern.

20 items found, displaying all items.1
Country Biogeographic region Min / Max (Units) Period Status Quality Source Published
Belarus 4600/6000 (pairs) 2000-2001 Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Belarus 12000/20000 (pairs) 1990 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Estonia 500/700 (pairs) 1998 Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Estonia Boreal 50/100 (pairs) - Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Finland 0/5 (pairs) 1998-2002 Breeding Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Finland 1/5 (pairs) 1992 Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Latvia 200/300 (pairs) 1990-2000 Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Latvia Boreal 5/20 (pairs) - Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Lithuania 200/300 (pairs) 1999-2001 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Lithuania Boreal 30/50 (pairs) 1985-1988 Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Norway 5000/15000 (pairs) 2000 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Norway 5000/15000 (pairs) 1990 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Poland 750/850 (pairs) 2000-2002 Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Poland 400/500 (pairs) - Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Russian Federation 50000/140000 (pairs) 1990-2000 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Russian Federation 150000/250000 (pairs) 1970-1990 Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Sweden 500/2000 (pairs) 1999-2000 Breeding Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Sweden 1000/2000 (pairs) 1987 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Ukraine 500/700 (pairs) 1990-2000 Breeding Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
Ukraine 400/500 (pairs) - Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Source: BirdLife International

Population trends from "Birds in Europe" editions 1 and 2

These publications present a thorough and detailed review of the conservation status of European birds. Based on detailed breeding and wintering population data collected in each country, the report provides a review of the population sizes and trends of Species of European Conservation Concern.

20 items found, displaying all items.1
Country Biogeographic region Period Status Trend Quality Source Published
Belarus 1990-2000 Breeding Stable between 0% to 19% Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Belarus 1970-1990 Breeding Large decrease of at least 50% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Estonia 1990-2000 Breeding Decreasing between 20% to 29% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Estonia Boreal 1970-1990 Breeding Small decrease of 20-49% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Finland 1990-2000 Breeding Stable between 0% to 19% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Finland 1970-1990 Breeding Stable, or change of less than 20% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Latvia 1990-2000 Breeding Decreasing between 20% to 29% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Latvia Boreal 1970-1990 Breeding Stable, or change of less than 20% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Lithuania 1990-2000 Breeding Fluctuating between 20% to 29% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Lithuania Boreal 1970-1990 Breeding Small decrease of 20-49% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Norway 1990-2000 Breeding Stable between 0% to 19% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Norway 1970-1990 Breeding Stable, or change of less than 20% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Poland 1990-2000 Breeding Stable between 0% to 19% Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Poland 1970-1990 Breeding Small decrease of 20-49% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Russian Federation 1990-2000 Breeding Decreasing between 20% to 29% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Russian Federation 1970-1990 Breeding Large decrease of at least 50% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Sweden 1990-2000 Breeding Fluctuating between 20% to 29% Species poorly known, with no quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Sweden 1970-1990 Breeding Stable, or change of less than 20% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Ukraine 1990-2000 Breeding Decreasing between 30% to 49% Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
Ukraine 1970-1990 Breeding Large decrease of at least 50% Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Source: BirdLife International

Reportnet deliveries

Files delivered through Reportnet with relevance to this species.

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Released Coverage Envelope File
2016-11-18 Czech Republic Report according to Art. 9.3 of the Birds Directive - CZ 2015 CZ_report_2015BD
2015-12-11 France France reporting Birds Directive corrected files Lorraine
2015-12-11 France France reporting Birds Directive corrected files PACA
2015-12-11 France France reporting Habitas Directive 2014 corrected files Auvergne
2015-10-02 Finland Bird 2014 FI_Bird_Report_2014.xml
2015-09-30 Poland National Report on Derogation under the Birds Directive 2014 birds_directive_2014
2015-04-24 Malta Birds Derogation Report - Malta - 2014 MALTA-Habides_Export_Birds-2014
2014-12-09 Bulgaria BG-NR under Bird Directive 2013 BG-NReport under Bird Directive 2013
2014-10-30 Poland National Report on Derogations under the Birds and Habitats Directives Habitats and Birds Derogations Report
2014-09-30 Finland Bird 2013 FI_bird_report_2013
2014-09-26 Sweden National reports on derogations under the Birds Directive 2013 Art 9 Birds Directive Sweden 2013
2014-05-29 Malta Birds Derogation Report - Malta - 2013 MALTA-Habides_Export_Birds-2013
2013-12-18 Bulgaria BG-NR under Bird Directive 2012 BG-NR under Bird Directive 2012
2013-10-16 Malta Birds Derogation Report - Malta - 2011 Birds Derogation Report - Malta - 2011
2012-10-16 Bulgaria National Report on Derogations under Bird Directive 2011 BG_Derogations under Bird Directive 2011
2012-01-10 Bulgaria National Report on Derogations under Bird Directive 2010 Bird Directiv Report 2010
2010-09-30 Sweden National Report on Derogations under the Birds Directive_2009 habides_export_Sweden_20100930.xml
2010-01-10 Bulgaria Report Habitat and Birds Directives 2007 - 2008 Derogations Habitat and Birds Directives 2007 - 2008

Summary of derogations for species

EU member states are required to report derogations from protection efforts of species.

49 items found, displaying all items.1
Region From Until Justification Activity Impact
Praha 2015-06-25 2065-06-25 Není možné předem určit množství dotčených jedinců. Držení v zajetí Žádné, jedná se pouze o držení kadáverů.
Praha 2015-06-25 2065-06-25 Není možné předem určit množství dotčených jedinců. Přeprava Žádné, jedná se pouze o držení kadáverů.
Malta 2014-01-01 2014-12-31 For the activity in question, a limit was not given for the number of individuals (birds) which could be ringed. Capture (ringing) In view of the fact that the birds are all released back into the wild after ringing, Malta does not envisage that this activity would impact the population.
Malta 2014-01-01 2014-12-31 Since it was not possible to determine beforehand the number of specimens that would be collected or handed over to the National Museum of Natural History during the year, a limit was not given. Stuffing In view that the specimens in question are already dead due to some other circumstance, the keeping of their bodies would not negatively impact the population.
Malta 2014-01-01 2014-12-31 Since it was not possible to determine beforehand the number of specimens that would be collected or handed over to the National Museum of Natural History during the year, a limit was not given. Keeping for educational and scientific purpose In view that the specimens in question are already dead due to some other circumstance, the keeping of their bodies would not negatively impact the population.
Pohjois-Suomi 2013-03-10 2017-12-31 Pyydystettävien yksilöiden määrää ei ole mahdollista ennalta määritellä Capture (ringing) Toimenpiteellä ei ole havaittu olevan haittaa kohteena oleville lajeille eikä niiden populaatioille
Pohjois-Suomi 2013-03-10 2017-12-31 Pyydystettävien yksilöiden määrää ei ole mahdollista ennalta määritellä Capture (ringing) Toimenpiteellä ei ole havaittu olevan haittaa kohteena oleville lajeille eikä niiden populaatioille
Lubuskie 2013-02-19 2015-12-31 Number of individuals impossible to define for disturbance. Deliberate disturbance, scaring away no impact on Populations.
Poland 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 Lutra lutra - 20 individuals, Castor fiber - 2 individuals, Phalacrocorax carbo - 100 individuals Deliberate disturbance during the period of breeding This activities does not have any impact on populations.
Poland 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 Lutra lutra - 20 individuals, Castor fiber - 2 individuals, Phalacrocorax carbo - 100 individuals Deliberate disturbance during the period of rearing This activities does not have any impact on populations.
Malopolskie 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 Lutra lutra - 20 individuals, Castor fiber - 2 individuals, Phalacrocorax carbo - 100 individuals Deliberate disturbance during the period of breeding This activities does not have any impact on populations.
Malopolskie 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 Lutra lutra - 20 individuals, Castor fiber - 2 individuals, Phalacrocorax carbo - 100 individuals Deliberate disturbance during the period of rearing This activities does not have any impact on populations.
Malta 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 Since it was not possible to determine beforehand the number of specimens that would be collected or handed over to the National Museum of Natural History during the year, a limit was not given. Stuffing In view that the specimens in question are already dead due to some other circumstance, the keeping of their bodies would not negatively impact the population.
Malta 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 Since it was not possible to determine beforehand the number of specimens that would be collected or handed over to the National Museum of Natural History during the year, a limit was not given. Keeping for educational and scientific purpose In view that the specimens in question are already dead due to some other circumstance, the keeping of their bodies would not negatively impact the population.
Malta 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 Since it was not possible to determine beforehand the number of specimens that would be collected or handed over to the National Museum of Natural History during the year, a limit was not given. Stuffing In view that the specimens in question are already dead due to some other circumstance, the keeping of their bodies would not negatively impact the population.
Malta 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 Since it was not possible to determine beforehand the number of specimens that would be collected or handed over to the National Museum of Natural History during the year, a limit was not given. Keeping for educational and scientific purpose In view that the specimens in question are already dead due to some other circumstance, the keeping of their bodies would not negatively impact the population.
Poland 2012-05-28 2012-12-31 Lutra lutra - 20 individuals, Castor fiber - 2 individuals, Phalacrocorax carbo - 100 individuals Deliberate disturbance during the period of breeding This activities does not have any impact on populations.
Poland 2012-05-28 2012-12-31 Lutra lutra - 20 individuals, Castor fiber - 2 individuals, Phalacrocorax carbo - 100 individuals Deliberate disturbance during the period of rearing This activities does not have any impact on populations.
Malopolskie 2012-05-28 2012-12-31 Lutra lutra - 20 individuals, Castor fiber - 2 individuals, Phalacrocorax carbo - 100 individuals Deliberate disturbance during the period of breeding This activities does not have any impact on populations.
Malopolskie 2012-05-28 2012-12-31 Lutra lutra - 20 individuals, Castor fiber - 2 individuals, Phalacrocorax carbo - 100 individuals Deliberate disturbance during the period of rearing This activities does not have any impact on populations.
Bulgaria 2012-03-15 2013-12-31 The permit allows 10 individuals from each bird species to be caught and ringed. Capture (ringing) No impact
Bulgaria 2012-03-15 2013-12-31 The permit allows 10 individuals from each bird species to be caught and ringed. Capture (ringing) No impact
Malta 2011-02-03 2011-12-31 For the activity in question, a limit was not given for the number of individuals (birds) which could be ringed. Capture (ringing) In view of the fact that the birds are all released back into the wild after ringing, Malta does not envisage that this activity would impact the population.
Severozapaden 2010-03-23 2014-03-01 The permit allows 5 individuals per year from each species to be caught and ringed. Capture (ringing) no impact
Yugoiztochen 2010-03-23 2014-03-01 The permit allows 5 individuals per year from each species to be caught and ringed. Capture (ringing) no impact
Yugozapaden 2010-03-23 2014-03-01 The permit allows 5 individuals per year from each species to be caught and ringed. Capture (ringing) no impact
Yuzhen tsentralen 2010-03-23 2014-03-01 The permit allows 5 individuals per year from each species to be caught and ringed. Capture (ringing) no impact
Severozapaden 2010-03-23 2014-03-01 The permit allows 5 individuals from each species to be caught and ringed annually. Capture (ringing) no impact
Yugoiztochen 2010-03-23 2014-03-01 The permit allows 5 individuals from each species to be caught and ringed annually. Capture (ringing) no impact
Yugozapaden 2010-03-23 2014-03-01 The permit allows 5 individuals from each species to be caught and ringed annually. Capture (ringing) no impact
Yuzhen tsentralen 2010-03-23 2014-03-01 The permit allows 5 individuals from each species to be caught and ringed annually. Capture (ringing) no impact
Severozapaden 2010-03-23 2014-03-01 The permit allows 5 individuals from each species to be caught and ringed annually. Capture (ringing) no impact
Yugoiztochen 2010-03-23 2014-03-01 The permit allows 5 individuals from each species to be caught and ringed annually. Capture (ringing) no impact
Yugozapaden 2010-03-23 2014-03-01 The permit allows 5 individuals from each species to be caught and ringed annually. Capture (ringing) no impact
Yuzhen tsentralen 2010-03-23 2014-03-01 The permit allows 5 individuals from each species to be caught and ringed annually. Capture (ringing) no impact
Severozapaden 2010-03-23 2014-03-01 The permit allows 5 individuals from each species to be caught and ringed annually. Capture (ringing) no impact
Yugoiztochen 2010-03-23 2014-03-01 The permit allows 5 individuals from each species to be caught and ringed annually. Capture (ringing) no impact
Yugozapaden 2010-03-23 2014-03-01 The permit allows 5 individuals from each species to be caught and ringed annually. Capture (ringing) no impact
Yuzhen tsentralen 2010-03-23 2014-03-01 The permit allows 5 individuals from each species to be caught and ringed annually. Capture (ringing) no impact
Severen tsentralen 2009-06-08 2010-12-31 The permit allows 4 individuals from each species to be caught and ringed. Capture (ringing) no impact
Severoiztochen 2009-06-08 2010-12-31 The permit allows 4 individuals from each species to be caught and ringed. Capture (ringing) no impact
Yugoiztochen 2009-06-08 2010-12-31 The permit allows 4 individuals from each species to be caught and ringed. Capture (ringing) no impact
Yugozapaden 2009-06-08 2010-12-31 The permit allows 4 individuals from each species to be caught and ringed. Capture (ringing) no impact
Yuzhen tsentralen 2009-06-08 2010-12-31 The permit allows 4 individuals from each species to be caught and ringed. Capture (ringing) no impact
Severen tsentralen 2008-04-30 2008-12-31 Scientific researches. Capture (ringing) No impact
Severoiztochen 2008-04-30 2008-12-31 Scientific researches. Capture (ringing) No impact
Yugoiztochen 2008-04-30 2008-12-31 Scientific researches. Capture (ringing) No impact
Yugozapaden 2008-04-30 2008-12-31 Scientific researches. Capture (ringing) No impact
Yuzhen tsentralen 2008-04-30 2008-12-31 Scientific researches. Capture (ringing) No impact
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