Species: Rostratula benghalensis
English Name: Greater Painted Snipe
Chinese Name: 彩鷸
This medium-sized waterbird (23-28 cm) have a distinctive eye patch and white band that extends from the breast to the top of the folded wing. The bill is slightly curved at tip and is pinkish-brown on females and yellow on males. It occurs in Macao as a winter visitor.
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– Department of Gardens and Green Areas, Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau of Macao Special Administrative Region, South China Institute for Endangered Animals. (2010). Birds of Macao. Macao, SAR: Author.