(syn. Gallinago Ϯ Common Snipe G. gallinago) Gr. ωδη ōdē  song; ουρα oura  tail; "If it be considered desirable to divide the Linnean genus Scolopax into subgenera, I should propose to class those together which have musical feathers in the tail, under the name Odura" (Meves 1858).

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Jobling, J. A. (2019). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2019). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 23 January 2019).