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SPECIES INFO

The Amami Woodcock, Scolopax mira, is a medium sized wader. It is slightly larger and longer-legged than Eurasian Woodcock, and may be conspecific.

This species is a Restricted-range endemic found only in forests on two small islands of the Amami Islands chain in South Japan. Insofar as its habits are known, they are similar to Eurasian Woodcock.

Further reading

Shorebirds by Hayman, Marchant and Prater, ISBN 0-7099-2034-2





                                     



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