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Shot by poachers. It didnt survive its injuries.
Very rare species and difficult to see.
Greater Painted Snipe
Location: Hathikhira Tea Estate, Karimganj District, Assam
Date: 24th May 2015
Equipment: Nikon D800 with Nikkor 300mm f2.8 + 2x TC
The Rostratulidae (commonly known as Painted-snipes), form a taxonomic family of wader species, composed of two genera: Rostratula and Nycticryphes.
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