The Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago is a rare breeding bird in the Azores archipelago, where breeding occurs in the moist, elevated plains and moors of the islands of São Miguel, Terceira, São Jorge, Pico, Faial, Flores and Corvo. Recent surveys found that Pico and São Jorge support the largest breeding populations, with 85-88 and 180-193 pairs respectively, while the 41-5...

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