Bird: Snipe (Gallinago gallinago)

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Snipe (Gallinago gallinago)
Snipe (Gallinago gallinago)
Common name:Snipe
Latin name:Gallinago gallinago
Family:Sandpipers and allies (Scolopacidae)
This photo:Marazion Marsh, Mounts Bay, Cornwall
Declining as a breeding bird giving rise to its Amber status. A well camouflaged bird it is normally extremely difficult to see hidden amongst the grass and dead reed stems.