Sulawesi woodcock

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Sulawesi woodcock
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Scolopacidae
Genus: Scolopax
Species: S. celebensis
Binomial name
Scolopax celebensis
Riley, 1921

The Sulawesi woodcock (Scolopax celebensis) also known as Celebes woodcock, is a medium-sized wader. It is larger and darker than Eurasian woodcock but with small reddish spots.

This species is restricted to wet mountain forests on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. Little is known of its habits.


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