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Wilson’s Snipe Revisited

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While searching for Virginia rails and sora earlier this summer between the North and South Elkins barns at Ash Creek Wildlife Area (Modoc County CA), Leonard and I also encountered many Wilson’s snipe (Gallinago delicata). Although snipe are usually very … Continue reading

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Wilson’s Snipe

Ever been on a snipe hunt, that practical joke that has been played on naive summer campers for ages? Most participants end up assuming a snipe is a totally fictitious creature. Wrong! Snipes are medium-sized, chunky upland shorebirds. For a … Continue reading

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