Usually in pairs. Appears to be nomadic, polyandrous and male broods the eggs
Wetlands, Margins of swamps and streams chiefly those covered with low and stunted vegetables.
March April May, 4; creamy white or yellowish stone, covered with spots and blotches of black, a few spots of brown and underlying markings of grey. The male builds the nest, incubates and rears the young, incubation period 19-20 days.
Omnivore, Aquatic animals and plants.
|| Australian Painted Snipe
|| Rostratula australis (benghalensis)
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