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Wilson's snipe

Gallinago delicata


A small stocky shorebird with a long straight bill. Molted brown above and pale underneath. Year-round residence on the U.S. Pacific coast.


Spotted foraging in a flooded field at Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge.

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Brian38 8 months ago

Thank you so much, Neil. I enjoy watching them too!

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 8 months ago

An odd-looking bird, but in a beautiful way, and I particularly like how the head stripes flow into the bill ! I always enjoy watching shorebirds forage. Thanks for sharing, Brian.

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Ridgefield, Washington, United States

Spotted on Oct 25, 2020
Submitted on Apr 29, 2021

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